Clown Beetle from Canada

Subject: Thin black insect with pinchers
Location: London Ontario Canada
May 10, 2016 6:42 pm
HI there, found this little guy in my hallway. He can tuck all his limbs in to be protected too. The pinchers appear to be at the front or head of the insect. Thanks for your help.
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Clown Beetle
Clown Beetle

This unusual beetle is a Clown Beetle in the genus Hololepta.

Thanks a lot for your help. I have never seen these where I lived before.

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