What kind of a bug is this

Asked May 11, 2016, 10:56 PM EDT

I found this bug after moving a garbage bag at work. Can someone please tell me what type of bug it is?

Portage County Ohio integrated pest management

1 Response

The images are a bit out of focus, however it does appear to be a beetle. Based on its color patterns, I do believe that it is a larder beetle. Here are some links to Fact Sheets on the larder beetle:

http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/larder-beetle

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/find/larder-beetles/