6122 Good day,Today when I arrived at my home this very distinguished bug was on my steps. I am curious to know what type of bug it is. I’ve never seen this one before!! Claudette Pine Falls, MB.
This is an American carrion beetle, Necrophila americana (Coleoptera: Silphidae); see https://tinyurl.com/y9fseycx for an image and more detailed information. Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.