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Explore the Taxonomic Tree

American Burying Beetle

A black beetle with four red-orange markings on a rocky surface
Common Name
American burying beetle
giant carrion beetle
FWS Focus

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The table below is a high-level overview of the subsequent branches of this taxon, organized by taxonomic level and further subdivided by items that FWS focuses on, either through a regulatory or other capacity. You can change your list view by selecting an option from the overview table:

  • To view all branches of a respective taxonomic level, see the Taxa column.
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Branches of Nicrophorus americanus

Taxonomic Level Taxa FWS Focus
Aberration 0
Form 0
Morph 0
Race 0
Stirp 0
Subspecies 0
Unspecified 0
Variety 0
All Subtaxa 0 0

Location in Taxonomic Tree

Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Infrakingdom Protostomia
Superphylum Ecdysozoa
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Hexapoda
Class Insecta
Subclass Pterygota
Infraclass Neoptera
Superorder Holometabola
Order Coleoptera
Suborder Polyphaga
Infraorder Staphyliniformia
Superfamily Staphylinoidea
Family Silphidae
Subfamily Nicrophorinae
Genus Nicrophorus
Species Nicrophorus americanus FWS Focus

Viewing: descendants of Nicrophorus americanus