Nicrophorus carolina

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Nicrophorus carolina is a burying beetle described by Carl Linnaeus in 1771. Its specific name has commonly been misspelled as carolinus.[1]

Nicrophorus carolina
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Silphidae
Genus: Nicrophorus
Species:
N. carolina
Binomial name
Nicrophorus carolina
(Linnaeus, 1771)
Synonyms
  • Silpha carolina Linnaeus, 1771
  • Necrophorus mediatus Fabricius, 1801
  • Necrophorus medianus Leach & Nodder, 1815 (misspelling)
  • Necrophorus mediatum Matzek, 1839
  • Silpha mediata Crotch, 1873
  • Necrophorus mysticallis Angell, 1912
  • Necrocharis carolinus v. dolosus Portevin, 1923
  • Necrocharis carolinus v. mysticallis Portevin, 1923
  • Nicrophorus carolinus floridae Brimley, 1938

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hollenbeck, Jeff (15 March 2014). "Species Nicrophorus carolinus". BugGuide.