Subject: Beetle with segmented body
Location: Southeasten Michigan
June 3, 2014 12:32 pm
hello – love your site. Please help ID this beetle – my wife found in basement – she is freaking out.
Thanks in advance.
Signature: Greg G
Calm you wife down and tell her this is a Big Headed Ground Beetle in the genus Scarites, and it is a harmless species that is considered beneficial since it is a predator.