The California Root Borer Beetle is also known by the name(s) of: Giant Root Borer Beetle.
The California Root Borer Beetle is typically 0.9 inches to 2.2 inches (24mm to 57mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: brown, red, black, reddish brown, large, heavy, flying, three spikes, spines, long antennae.
This beetle can be found in the following North American states / territories: Arizona; California; Colorado; Idaho; Kansas; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oklahoma; Oregon; South Dakota; Texas; Utah; Washington; Wyoming; Alberta; British Columbia; Saskatchewan; Mexico..
*NOTE: States/Territories shown above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the California Root 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 blue) the states and territories of North America where the California Root 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