Scarab beetle

6532. Hi. Does someone know what this beetle is ? Thank you. Michele. Pointe claire, Quebec. Canada

Number 6532.  This is Osmoderma eremicola, a scarab beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) sometimes known as a leather beetle (because of their odor) or a hermit flower beetle. Their larvae are found in rotting wood. Click here for an example.