Insect in local park

Asked August 4, 2017, 2:30 PM EDT

I saw this insect in a local park and I'm wondering what it is. Thanks for your assistance.

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

I believe it is a soldier beetle. If you would like to find out more about the soldier beetle, please go to the following website:
https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/find/soldier-beetles/