Nicrophorus [Necrophorus] vespillo (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Silphidae)

Length: 12-22mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(5 Days) ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 16.8)
(Winter)

Attractant Chemicals
Sulphides Dimethyl Sulphide, Dimethyl Disulphide, Dimethyl Trisulphide

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Heath and Moorland
Food:
Dead Mammalia, Aves
Phoretic (Symbiotic Hitch-hiker):
Poecilochirus carabi

Watford Coleoptera Group: Nicrophorus vespillo
Insektenbox: Gemeiner Totengräber


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