Nicrophorus [Necrophorus] vespilloides Herbst 1783 (Family Silphidae)

Length: 12-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - November
(Earliest: 5.8)

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

Watford Coleoptera Group: Nicrophorus vespilloides
Nature Spot: Common Sexton Beetle - Nicrophorus vespilloides


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