Sexton Beetle

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Zoology
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Sexton Beetle

Sexton Beetle

The scientific name for Sexton Beetle is Nicrophorus Americanus

The female Sexton Beetle lays eggs in the soil around the crypt.

Sexton Beetles are black with red markings on the elytra (forewings)

American Sexton Beetle has been on the US endangered species list since 1989

Kingdom=AnimaliaPhylum=ArthropodaClass=InsectaOrder=ColeopteraFamily=SilphidaeTribe=Nicrophorini

Sexton Beetles are important to forensics because they help determine the PMI.

Sexton Beetles are also known as the Burying Beetles.


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