sexton/burying beetle

sexton/burying beetle

6073   Located on Vancouver island near Cumberland.   Dawn

This is a sexton/burying beetle (Coleoptera: Silphidae) in the genus Nicrophorus, likely N. marginatus; see https://tinyurl.com/ybbzekxl and https://tinyurl.com/yb3q87kk for images.  Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.