cerambycid beetle, u, face, md, pg county

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White Oak Borer (Goes tigrinus) - larvae live in living white and related oaks - , but which one? Where is a Coleopterist when you need one... Collected by Bob Trumbule, fab entomologist for the state of Maryland in our building (likely because there elements of dead wood present). Photography Information Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200:USGSBIML Photoshopping technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.

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