|Common Name:||Beetle, Burying|
|Scientific Name:||Nicrophorus defodiens|
|Family:||Silphidae (Carrion Beetles)|
|Area:||Beaver Creek State Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||September 15, 2014|
This beetle is about half an inch in length. Notice the tiny critters on the beetle.
|Reference:||Insects of the Pacific Northwest by Haggard & Haggard / Bugs of Washington and Oregon by Acorn & Sheldon / National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders by Milne & Milne||