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This American carrion beetle (Necrophila americana) is looking for a carcass where it can lay its eggs. Its larvae feed on the animal’s dead tissue, while the adults eat the maggots found on the remains.

This American carrion beetle (Necrophila americana) is looking for a carcass where it can lay its eggs. Its larvae feed on the animal’s dead tissue, while the adults eat the maggots found on the remains.

Credit

Insectarium de Montréal (Marjolaine Giroux)