The form of the antennae and other characteristics are reminiscent of some of 
the silvanids, particularly Uleiota spp. I'd be more confident if I saw the 
specimen directly.
I'd be interested in learning the suggestions of others.

Richard J. Pollack, PhD
Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Management (EHSEM)
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From: [] On 
Behalf Of Cara Kuball
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:20 AM
Subject: [pestlist] please ID pest

The attached photos show a pest found inside a framed painting. I'd appreciate 
assistance ID-ing this bug, to determine if it may have been feeding or laying 
eggs within the wooden stretcher/frame and/or the canvas. Specimen is most 
likely from NE United States, and is approximately 5mm long (without antennae); 
antennae are approx 4mm long.

[Insect back 1-19-17.JPG]

[Insect stomach 1-19-17.JPG]
Thank you kindly,


Cara Kuball
Collections Manager for Preventive Conservation
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston<> | 617-369-3953<>

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