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American Carrion Beetle

Necrophila americana

Description:

Black abdomen, pale buff head plate with black center-spot.

Habitat:

Open Woodlands


1 Species ID Suggestions

oxyjack
oxyjack 7 years ago
American Burying Beetle
Necrophila americana How many are there? - Necrophila americana - BugGuide.Net


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5 Comments

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Thanks Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

nice shots

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Super cool! Thanks a bunch for the ID guys!

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 7 years ago

I'd agree with oxyjack.

oxyjack
oxyjack 7 years ago

Looks like a burying (carrion) beetle to me, Family Sylphidae.

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.32, Long: -82.01

Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on May 24, 2012

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