Found this in one of my tomato containers

new_b_gardener(8a)June 21, 2012

I went out to check on my tomatoes and water them and notice this big buggie in the container. I was wondering what kind of beetle is it and is it a threat to the tomatoes? I an thinking no due to its size, but was still curious about it.

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Upon doing some research I found out that this was a rare and pleasant visitor. This is a unicorn beetle. These are rarely seen, and I am wondering what it was doing in my container.

Here is a link that might be useful: Unicorn Beetle

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 5:47PM
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sunnibel7 Md 7(7)

Nice bug! Thanks for the link.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 7:00PM
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dickiefickle(5B Dousman,Wi.)

Pretty gutsy putting that big us bug on your arm not knowing if it was a biter or poisionous

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 2:39AM
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