Hermit flower beetle
Maja Jurc, University of Ljubljana, Bugwood.org
Size: 1 1/5 inch long
Description: Dark brown to black; similar to a June beetle, but not as oval.
Where/When: Found from July-September; is associated with rotting wood in trees and logs. Is also attracted to lights at night.
Significance: Beneficial as a recycler of rotting wood; does not harm trees.