What type of bug

What type of bug

Can anyone help? What is this bug? Beetle?

Cherie Cherie
Jun '20

possibly leaf beetle - I use this: https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sbi:AMhZZiu9z93AObUCckXxSqXtL4xhMl0i77lrxWNGYst5O1fpzTsDO9Cxf-Hqrk563-ytNQy8yRnNy4mq1pHYn1CI135jZwSroqFvCTC7jru2ySyv1wRerFy2vwY65nZh9PGE-3VbT5XChNLOnv-R80GLdF5Tqor7u1YdlCBXg5uLQvqqvJYNjzRczny37MfRR-pJJUTuEhwJkt-Fae-9d8T3qSrtAYZ2_1Ni92bzHl72qFZoUNcKo2w_1C8pGONdM6uqqzHij9sLvfEM4jDJJfFZpkMqACLqhODIvs3dMg6k6cD8_1OQXx_13M1V9BVfOn_1XnSVphkjjD8sgYCFX641-m2HzbuTLsZl-jw&hl=en

4catmom 4catmom
Jun '20

https://www.insectidentification.org/insects-by-type-and-region.asp?thisState=new+jersey&thisType=Beetle

I'm thinking #21 the cedar beetle because I think I see orange on abdomen under the wings in your picture. Could also be #12 the black Caterpillar hunter

Boll weevil
Jun '20

Cedar beetle is very small. I’m going with black caterpillar hunter as well.

Mark Mc. Mark Mc.
Jun '20

So this bug, my cousin had at her place in Stanhope. She was able to post to a bug group and this is So the insect is a broad neck root borer.

Cherie Cherie
Jun '20

Re: What type of bug

Can anyone identify this imposing fly? It was about a half inch long and an inch across

3wbdwnj 3wbdwnj
Jul '20

Tiger bee fly maybe?

Mel81 Mel81
Jul '20

The kind of fly that’s going to leave a mark!!!

CraftBeerBob CraftBeerBob
Jul '20

Indeed beerbob! My “associate” payed him a visit with an electric flyswatter. Bzzt.

3wbdwnj 3wbdwnj
Jul '20

Reply to first question We called them Sow Bugs

Old Gent Old Gent
Jul '20

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