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Definition of the noun American Burying Beetle

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American burying beetle is the vernacular name of the Nicrophorus americanus, a species of Nicrophorus.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewSouth Dakota PrairieWinds Project (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American burying beetle is a known resident of southern Tripp County and has also been documented within Bennett, Todd, and Gregory Counties. Recent studies have shown some preference by this species for sandy or sandy-loam ...

Google previewDeer Creek Station Energy Facility Project, Brookings County (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

APPENDIX E Special Status Species Habitat Descriptions American Burying Beetle The American burying beetle is the largest of the carrion beetles in North America. The life cycle of the beetle includes approximately two to three months ...

Google previewAllegheny National Wild and Scenic River, Pennsylvania (1995)

American Burying Beetle is a Federally-listed endangered species. This species is thought to prefer old growth forests or mature forests with little interfering understories, although in addition to mature forests it has also been found in recently ...

Google previewHigh Plains Expansion Project (2007)

Environmental Impact Statement

Insects American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) Endangered The American burying beetle is a federal endangered species. It currently occurs in six states including, Nebraska, Rhode Island, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Kansas ...

Google previewRepublican River Basin, Long-Term Water Supply Contract Renewals (2000)

Environmental Impact Statement

American burying beetle - The American burying beetle is the largest carrion-frequenting insect in North America reaching ...

Google previewU.S. Highway 59 from Lawrence to Ottawa in Douglas and Franklin Counties, KDOT Project No.59-106 K-6318-01 (2002)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American burying beetle is a federally listed endangered species that has been recorded historically in 35 states and Canada, however, it is now found only in 5 states (Nebraska, Rhode Island, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Google previewRockies Express Western Phase Project (2007)

Environmental Impact Statement

American Buying Beetle The American burying beetle is a federally listed endangered species, and a state-listed endangered species in Nebraska and Kansas. The American burying beetle feeds on carrion, which is an essential component ...

Google previewHighway US-81, Yankton Bridge Study, a Missouri River Crossing Between the City of Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, and Cedar Country, Nebraska (2004)

Environmental Impact Statement

- Environmental Consequences American Burying Beetle Status and Habitat The American burying beetle is a federal and state-listed endangered species. The species was collected in 1996 in Nebraska ...

Google previewSouth Locust St (Old Highway 281) Improvements, I-80 to Grand Island and North of US 34, Hall County (1997)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American burying beetle is a carrion feeder that buries its prey, which it then uses below the ground surface for the feeding of its young. Habitat for the beetle has not been clearly defined. Although virgin or primary forest has been ...

Google previewEcology and Economics of the Great Plains (1997)

by Daniel S. Licht

The American burying beetle is the largest carrion beetle in North America. measuring 1-t.8 inches long. The shiny black body has several distinctive orange -red markings. making it easily identifiable. As its name suggests. it buries pieces of ...

Google previewAn Inordinate Fondness for Beetles (2000)

by Arthur V. Evans, Charles L. Bellamy, Lisa Charles Watson

The American burying beetle is the largest carrion beetle in the United States, measuring 25 to 35 millimeters in length. It is a member of the family Silphidae, the burying, or sexton, beetles. In the not so distant past, every church had a sexton, ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Conservation in the United States In common with the other members of the carrion beetle family Silphidae, the American burying beetle, N. americanus, performs the vital role of recycling decaying materials into the ecosystem. This beetle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

Fish and Wildlife Service, the 200 has been the only facility breeding and releasing the endangered North American burying beetle. The RWPZ has not seen steady advancement; instead it has leaped forward, fallen back, and then leaped ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

The American burying beetle, Nicrophorus amerz'canus (Silphidae), is a large, orange-red and black carrion ...

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