Red-Shouldered Ham Beetle Necrobia ruficollis (Fabricius, 1775)Adventive  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Cleridae   >   Genus Necrobia   


"Native to the Palaearctic (now cosmopolitan); adventive in North America, but rather uncommon both here and in Eurasia" (BugGuide).

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"Often on skin/bones of dead animals and on fishmeal" (Robinson, 2005/BugGuide).

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A Red-Shouldered Ham Beetle in Dorchester Co., Maryland (4/22/2016). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

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