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Burying Beetle

A burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides (Coleoptera: Silphidae). 

I first saw one of these a year ago, on Roseberry Common in North Yorkshire, see hereNicrophorus vespillo is similar but has orange tips to its antennae.

Photos taken in the Wilderness, Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-06-14.

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