Click beetle

6957.       June/july started showing up with earwigs as well. Not very fast or concerned with people but seems to have come out of no where. Seen a different one every day it seems like. Should I be concerned? What are they? Hartford, Connecticut. United States

Number 6957. This is a click beetle (Coleoptera: Elateridae), a harmless accidental ‘visitor.’ The larvae (wireworms) of some species can be garden pests. Click here for more detailed information.