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Common sexton beetle - Nicrophorus vespillo
Common sexton beetle - Nicrophorus vespillo


Nicrophorus vespillo
Nicrophorus vespillo

Nicrophorus vespillo
Common namesCommon sexton beetle, Common Burying Beetle
German namesGemeiner Totengräber, Totengräber, Totengäber
Dutch namesKrompootdoodgraver
Danish namesKrumbenet ådselgraver
Finnish namesKarvaturkkilo, Turkkilo
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire))))), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania), East Europe (Belarus)
Caucasus
Azerbaijan
Asia
North Asia
Russia
Siberia


Ecozones: Palaearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Necrophorus vespillo   Hungary
CountriesAustria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesNicrophorus vespillo in faunaeur.org
Nicrophorus vespillo in itis.gov
Nicrophorus vespillo in dyntaxa.se
Nicrophorus vespillo in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Common sexton beetle - Nicrophorus vespillo
2. Nicrophorus vespillo
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderStaphyliniformia
SuperfamilyStaphylinoidea
Rove Beetles, Carrion Beetles, Fungus Beetles, Staphylinid Beetles
FamilySilphidae
Carrion beetles, Large carrion beetles, Burying beetles, Sexton beetles
SubfamilyNicrophorinae
TribeNicrophorini
GenusNicrophorus
Sexton beetles, Burying beetles, Burying Beetle
Speciesvespillo
Nicrophorus vespillo
Common sexton beetle, Common Burying Beetle
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Dermestes vespillo,
N. cadaverinus,
N. curvipes,
N. hadenius,
N. hauseri,
N. interruptus cadaverinus,
N. v. bolsmanni,
N. v. fauveli,
N. v. minor,
N. v. varendorffi,
N. vespillo bohemicus,
N. vespillonem,
N. vespillonis,
N. vulgaris,
Necrophagus spinipes
Necrophagus spinipes,
Necrophorus bifasciatus
Necrophorus bohemicus
Necrophorus bolsmanni
Necrophorus cadaverinus
Necrophorus curvipes
Necrophorus fauveli
Necrophorus hadenius
Necrophorus hauseri
Necrophorus minor
Necrophorus varendorffi
Necrophorus vespillo
Nicrophorus bifasciatus,
Nicrophorus vulgaris
Silpha vespillo
Silpha vespillo,
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