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Burying beetle with mite passenger - Nicrophorus orbicollis

Burying beetle with mite passenger - Nicrophorus orbicollis
Stoneham (Stone Zoo), Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
September 20, 2013
Size: 30 mm
I found an insect trap full of dead flies and moths, with about 8 of these burying beetles inside. I dumped it out and photographed the beetles as they scurried for cover. This is the best image I got.

Moved from Sexton Beetles.

Moved from ID Request.

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