Neoclytus conjunctus, Twain Harte CA ( firewood borer)
Neoclytus conjunctus is a wood boring beetle that is found in oak firewood. They emerge in spring to mate and lay eggs. Specimen collected by Steve Deaver, Twain Harte California, 8 May 2015, in a woodpile. Lower down is an image by Paul Cooper, 18 May 2017.