Coleoptera of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County, OK
by Kurt Schaefer


Family Silphidae
Carrion beetles

Nicrophorus carolinus

The above image was ID as Nicrophorus carolinus
by Vassili Belov in BugGuide.net

Nicrophorus carolinus
25 mm
July



Nicrophorus marginatus



A number of mites getting a free ride to another site.

Nicrophorus marginatus
25 mm
July



Necrodes surinamensis
Red-lined Carrion Beetle

Found dead under a Swainson's hawk carcass.

Necrodes surinamensis
Red-lined Carrion Beetle
ca. 25 mm
July