Nicrophorus antennatus

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Nicrophorus antennatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Silphidae
Subfamily: Nicrophorinae
Tribe: Nicrophorini
Genus: Nicrophorus
Species: N. antennatus
Binomial name
Nicrophorus antennatus
(Reitter, 1884)
  • N. a. centralis Portevin, 1914
  • N. vestigator antennatus Heyden et al., 1981
  • Silpha antennata Reitter, 1884

Nicrophorus antennatus is a species of burying beetle, first described scientifically by Edmund Reitter in 1884. It has a wide distribution across the Palearctic and occurs between central Europe, China, and India.[1]


  1. ^ Derek S. Sikes, Ronald B. Madge & Alfred F. Newton (2002). "A Catalog of the Nicrophorinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the World" (PDF). Zootaxa 65: 1–304. ISBN 0-9582395-1-7.