This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Bear, Delaware Snellville, Georgia Baton Rouge, Louisiana Coushatta, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Concord, North Carolina Fearrington, North Carolina Mountain View, North Carolina Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania Gaston, South Carolina Brazoria, Texas Garland, Texas Geronimo, Texas Greatwood, Texas Hill Country Village, Texas Houston, Texas Old River-winfree, Texas Pecan Grove, Texas Wixon Valley, Texas
On Jul 3, 2007, tkoske from Baton Rouge, LA wrote:
bad dude; it will bite you if u try to pick it off- so move fast; i even had one buzz me to try to get me to leave! they feed on the fruit, esp red tomatoes and cause damage and bad flavors from their saliva; tough to kill when adult.