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Nicrophorus  Fabricius, 1775
Taxonomic Serial No.: 113821

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptčres, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderStaphyliniformia Lameere, 1900  
                                        SuperfamilyStaphylinoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilySilphidae Latreille, 1806 – carrion beetles  
                                              SubfamilyNicrophorinae Kirby, 1837  
                                                 GenusNicrophorus Fabricius, 1775  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus americanus Olivier, 1790 – American burying beetle, giant carrion beetle 
                                                    Species Nicrophorus antennatus (Reitter, 1884)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus apo Arnett, 1950  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus argutor Jakovlev, 1890  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus basalis Faldermann, 1835  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus carolinus (Linnaeus, 1771)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus charon Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus chilensis Philippi, 1871  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus concolor Kraatz, 1877  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus confusus Portevin, 1924  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus dauricus Motschulsky, 1860  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus defodiens Mannerheim, 1846  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus didymus Brullé, 1836  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus distinctus Grouvelle, 1885  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus encaustus Fairmaire, 1896  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus germanicus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus guttula Motschulsky, 1845  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus herscheli Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus heurni Portevin, 1926  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus hispaniola Sikes & Peck, 2000  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus humator (Gleditsch, 1767)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus hybridus Hatch & Angell, 1925  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus insignis Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus insularis Grouvelle, 1893  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus interruptus Stephens, 1830  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus investigator Zetterstedt, 1824  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus japonicus Harold, 1877  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus kieticus Mroczkowski, 1959  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus lunatus Fischer von Waldheim, 1842  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus maculifrons Kraatz, 1877  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus marginatus Fabricius, 1801  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus melissae Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus mexicanus Matthews, 1888  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus mongolicus Shchegoleva-Barovskaya, 1933  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus montivagus Lewis, 1887  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus morio Gebler, 1817  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus nepalensis Hope, 1831  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus nigricornis Faldermann, 1835  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus nigrita Mannerheim, 1843  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus oberthuri Portevin, 1924  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus obscurus Kirby, 1837  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus olidus Matthews, 1888  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus orbicollis Say, 1825  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus pliozaenicus Gersdorf, 1969  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus podagricus Portevin, 1920  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus przewalskii Semenov-Tian-Shanskij, 1894  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus pustulatus Herschel, 1807  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus quadraticollis Portevin, 1903  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus quadrimaculatus Matthews, 1888  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus quadripunctatus Kraatz, 1877  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus reichardti Kieseritzky, 1930  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus reticulatus Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus satanas Reitter, 1893  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus sausai Ruzicka, Háva & Schneider, 2000  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus sayi Laporte, 1840  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus schawalleri Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus scrutator Blanchard, 1842  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus semenowi (Reitter, 1887)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus sepulchralis Heer, 1841  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus sepultor Charpentier, 1825  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus smefarka Háva, Schneider & Ruzicka, 1999  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus tenuipes Lewis, 1887  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus tomentosus Weber, 1801  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus trumboi Sikes & Madge in Sikes, Madge & Trumbo, 2006  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus ussuriensis Portevin, 1923  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus validus Portevin, 1920  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus vespillo (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus vespilloides Herbst, 1783  
                                                    Species Nicrophorus vestigator Herschel, 1807  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nicrophorus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sikes, Derek S., Ronald B. Madge, and Alfred F. Newton  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalog of the Nicrophorinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the world   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, no. 65   
  Page(s): 1-304   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online edition ISSN is 1175-5334:   
  Reference for: Nicrophorus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sikes, Derek S., Ronald B. Madge, and Stephen T. Trumbo  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of Nicrophorus in part: new species and inferred phylogeny of the nepalensis-group based on evidence from morphology and mitochondrial DNA (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrate Systematics, vol. 20, issue 3   
  Page(s): 305-365   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1445-5226   
  Reference for: Nicrophorus   

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