What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Should I be worried
Location: Southern Ontario
May 18, 2016 6:35 pm
Found this bettle with pincers in my house in southern Ontario today. Please help me identify.
Signature: Help pls.

Big Headed Ground Beetle

Big Headed Ground Beetle

This is a predatory Big Headed Ground Beetle in the genus Scarites, and it is perfectly harmless.  It will not hurt you or damage your home.  Your individual appears to be covered in dust as this species is generally a shiny black color.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ontario, Canada

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