Banded Alder Borer Beetle - (Rosalia funebris)
As its name suggests, the Banded Alder Borer Beetle is a menace to the wood of Alder trees where its larvae burrow.
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The Banded Alder Borer Beetle is also known by the name(s) of: California Laurel Borer.
It is typically 0.9 inches to 1.5 inches (23mm to 40mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: gray; grey; white; black; striped; pattern; antenna; wood; borer; boring; beetle.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Yukon Territory, British Columbia.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Banded Alder Borer Beetle. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in red) the states and territories of North America where the Banded Alder Borer Beetle may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.