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CLOSED: Not the usual

Hope, BC(Zone 7a)

I know this thread is typically for plants, but I was hoping someone could help.
I found this beetle on my garage this morning, it is HUGE, an inch and a half or so, dark brown with creamy white stripes.
Kinda looks like a potato beetle, but bigger and sort of different colours.
I just want to know if it is gonna kill trees in my "woodsy" neighborhood....

Thumbnail by Iluvmygarden
Aurora, IL

Cucumber or Potato bug?

Churchill, Victoria, Australia(Zone 10a)

Your beetle is a male of the Ten-lined June Beetle - Polyphylla decemlineata http://bugguide.net/node/view/23229/bgimage
The enormous clubs on the antennae identify it as being male.

Hope, BC(Zone 7a)

Thank you so much! Good to know it's not a tree killing pest of some sort! I shall return him to the world right now!!!!!

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