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|The distinctive American carrion beetle (Necrophila americana), Silphidae: Coleoptera.||A brightly colored carrion beetle (Nicrophorus investigator), Silphidae: Coleoptera, sometimes found at remains.||One of the smaller, less colorful carrion beetles (Oiceoptoma noveboracense), Silphidae: Coleoptera.|
|A dermestid or skin beetle (Dermestes caninus), Dermestidae: Coleoptera.||The gold-necked carrion beetle (Nicrophorus tomentosus), Silphidae: Coleoptera.||The hairy rove betle (Creophilus maxillosus), Staphylinidae: Coleoptera, often found at remains in large numbers.|
|A hide beetle (Trox sp.), Scarabaeidae: Coleoptera, one of the species found at drier remains.||A sexton beetle (Nicrophorus orbicollis), Silphidae: Coleoptera.||The Surinam carrion beetle (Necrodes surinamensis), Silphidae: Coleoptera, has a distinctive shape and markings.|
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