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Escarabat carronyer (Phosphuga atrata) | by Joan Quintana (joanillo)
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Escarabat carronyer (Phosphuga atrata)

esp: Escarabajo carroñero; eng: carrion beetle, burying beetle

phylum: Arthropoda > (Unirramia) > Hexapoda > class: Insecta > (Pterygota) > (Neoptera) > Endopterygota > order: Coleoptera > (Polyphaga) > (Staphyliniformia-Staphylinoidea) > family: Silphidae > subfamily: Silphinae

Bagà-Catalonia-Spain

length: 15 mm

 

cat: Poden retreure el cap fins amagar-lo. No s'alimenten de carronya sinó de caragols

esp: Pueden retraer la cabeza hasta esconderla. No se alimentan de carroña sino de caracoles

eng: They can retract their heads to hide. Do not feed on carrion but snails.

 

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Taken on April 9, 2011