This is called an Assassin Beetle
Assassin bugs lie in wait for insects and then stab the prey with their proboscis (the beak) and inject a toxin that dissolves tissue.
This was taken in my backyard in Odessa, Texas Usa With a Panasonic FZ 50
FEATURES and CHALLENGE WINS and TOP 10 PLACES
1. This was Featured in the …Close-ups in Nature Group! 11/05/2010
2. This was Featured in…The World As We See It or As We Missed It Group! 11/06/2010
3. This was Featured in the…Bugs and Animals on Flowers in Macro Group! 11/13/2010