Coleoptera & Black Widow Spider
A few weeks ago I posted a picture of a big bug that spent the day at my office door, then disappeared. Today after picking up the mail, I noticed this bug in the same location but this time it was being spun up tight in a Black Widow's web. With the use of my letter opener, I got the bug out of the web and took it home with me where, upon release, it seemed to be o.k. I think it may live to see another day! See next photo.
A Flickr Friend called this a Pine Sawyer Beetle...also known as Prionus californicus.