What is the name of this Beetle?

Asked October 1, 2017, 2:09 PM EDT

Hello! What is the name of this beetle? I have looked everywhere and I can't find the name. Can you help?

Minnesota insect identification ground beetle

1 Response

Based upon what we can see in the photo, the most we can say is that the insect is a kind of ground beetle. Many species resemble the one in your photo. Compare here:
https://ssl.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I00005CwhmUCCPmU/s/750/750/Black-Ground-Beetle-3784-VLG.jpg

Go here to learn more about ground beetles:
https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/find/ground-beetles/