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Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus sp.) ? - Nicrophorus

Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus sp.) ? - Nicrophorus
Petrified Forest National Park, Apache County, Arizona, USA
Size: <1"

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Yes, this is a carrion beetle
Yes, this is a carrion beetle in the Genus Nicrophorus. However, getting it to species on this image alone may prove difficult. There are several beetles in this genus that are found in Arizona, and cannot be separated based on the overall appearance. It can be narrowed down to N. obscurus, N. marginatus, N. mexicanus, and N. guttula. The most common and widespread of these being Nicrophorus marginatus

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