Southern Pine Sawyer

Southern Pine Sawyer (Monochamus titillator) - Adult pine sawyers are large black to brownish-gray beetles with white markings. The spotted pine sawyer (M. clamator) ranges between 14-24 mm in length and has forms with variable markings. Some may be largely gray while others may have brown coloration with indistinct patterned light markings over the body. The body length of the whitespotted sawyer (M. scutellatus scutellatus) is similar, ranging from 16-23 mm. General coloration is dark gray to black and there is a prominent white spot in the center of the body at the base of the wing covers. Additional white spots may also be present or the wing covers may be largely free of other markings.



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