Carrion beetle

Known as: Silphidae 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
Carrion beetles (Coleoptera, Silphidae) are well known for their behaviour of exploiting vertebrate carcasses for nutrition… (More)
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2008
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2008
A study was conducted on decomposition and insect succession in the Prairie Ecozone of Saskatchewan in the year 2000. Eighteen… (More)
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2004
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2004
We conducted a carrion succession study within a restricted urban backyard in the city of Vienna, Austria (16 degrees 22'E, 48… (More)
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2004
2004
Carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae) consist of two subfamilies in North America. Members of the Silphinae arrive at carcasses… (More)
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2004
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2004
Prior to this study, antifreeze proteins (AFPs) had not been identified in terrestrial arthropods from the Arctic or anywhere in… (More)
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2000
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2000
Necrophagous insects, mainly Diptera and Coleoptera, are attracted to specific stages of carcass decomposition, in a process of… (More)
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2000
2000
We investigated the phylogenetic relationships of carrion beetles (Coleoptera, Silphidae) using 2094 bp of their mitochondrial… (More)
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1992
1992
When the phoretic mite Poecilochirus carabi reproduces in the brood chamber of its carrier Necrophorus vespilloides, a beetle… (More)
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1990
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1990
Burying beetles, Necrophorus, fight for carcasses suitable for reproduction, and usually only one female or one pair cares for… (More)
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1990
1990
The species of the genus Necrophorus have become specialized in burying carcasses of small birds and mammals to raise their brood… (More)
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