Cimbex sp. - pretty big and scary looking insect! Maybe 20mm. Would appreciate confirmation to species. Thanks.
Red milkweed beetle
Ventral view. Wings folded in resting position
Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον , "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae. They are among the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and representing more than half of all known living organisms. The...