Northern Carrion Beetle
Thanatophilus lapponicus


northern carrion beetle
According to Bugguide.net, these beetles presumably feed on carrion and probably
on maggots that are feeding on carrion.  This one was just crawling around in
broken pieces of a felled tree in the mountains around Strawberry
Reservoir.  © Carol Davis, 7/12/11

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