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Genus Nicrophorus - Sexton Beetles

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon Series Staphyliniformia
Superfamily Staphylinoidea
Family Silphidae - Carrion Beetles
Genus Nicrophorus - Sexton Beetles

Species americanus - American Burying Beetle
Species carolina - Nicrophorus carolina
Species defodiens - Nicrophorus defodiens
Species guttula - Yellow-bellied Burying Beetle
Species hebes - Nicrophorus hebes
Species hybridus - Nicrophorus hybridus
Species investigator - Banded Sexton Beetle
Species marginatus - Margined Burying Beetle
Species mexicanus - Nicrophorus mexicanus
Species nigrita - Black Burying Beetle
Species obscurus - Nicrophorus obscurus
Species orbicollis - Roundneck Sexton Beetle
Species pustulatus - Nicrophorus pustulatus
Species sayi - Nicrophorus sayi
Species tomentosus - Tomentose Burying Beetle
Species vespilloides - Boreal Carrion Beetle
No Taxon hybridus or investigator