Identify an Insect/beetle

Asked July 30, 2017, 2:46 PM EDT

Can you identify the beetle in the attached photo? They appeared this weekend in numerous numbers on our deck and on our siding.

Hennepin County Minnesota insect identification

2 Responses

The shape is like a Japanese beetle but the color is not. Could the color be misrepresented by the camera or computer monitor. Japanese beetles are coppery in color.
http://blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/07/dealing-with-japanese-beetles.html