locust borer

noun
variants: or less commonly locust beetle

Definition of locust borer

: a brownish black yellow-barred long-horned beetle (Megacyllene robiniae) whose larvae bore in the wood of the black locust tree

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“Locust borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locust%20borer. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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