With a pincher like that you must be a mallodon dasystomus
They move, live and have their being while sometimes doing rather nasty damage to trees.
by Bob Kerstetter
He limps along the sidewalk, crippled yet determined. He misses his right rear leg. His hairy mouth marks him.
His hairy mouth marks him as a Mallodon Dasystomus, a rather large one.
My entomologist cousin from Ohio says he believes he may be a Mallodon Dasystomus, a rather large one.
Typically they crawl along at 20mm to 50mm in length. But, this muscleman measures closer to 65mm.
On conception the Mallodon Dasystomus takes up residence in the heartwood of oak, elm, willow, pecan, maple, sycamore and other scrumptious trees—according to Bug Net Guide. They move, live and have their being there while developing and sometimes doing rather nasty damage to the tree, which may give them their nickname—Hardwood Stump Borer.
Typically 20-50mm in length, this one stretches closer to 65mm.