American carrion beetle, Necrophila americana  (Coleoptera: Silphidae) - 5380080

American carrion beetle
Necrophila americana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: feeds on larvae in carrion and carrion itself
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Gary Alpert
Organization: Harvard University
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5380080

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 23, 2008