Asked April 07, 2021, 8:19 PM EDT
I am found this bug (dead) and I’m looking to see if it could be a cockroach. Very much hoping it’s just some sort of beetle. This is in midcoast Maine not too far from a lake. It is about 1/2 to 3/4 inches.
Lincoln County Maine
Sounds like you are on the East Coast and I reside on the West Coast(Oregon) It would be better if you contacted someone locally who might be familiar with the local insects: a university extension office perhaps. Sorry i could not be of help.
Thank you for your reply! I didn’t find a place to ask for Maine so I was attempting to ask the national board. I did find an insect called the western conifer seed bug and I thought it looked pretty similar to the photo. I know those exist elsewhere; any chance you could confirm or offer your opinion on whether that looks likely?
Thank you again!
I will have to refer your inquiry to a specialist. I am unable to verify your insect ID.