American Carrion Beetle

Black & Yellow beetle
I discovered a dead mouse yesterday, the Bot flies were all around it. Today this beetle was all around the dead mouse. I live in Southwest Wisconsin. I am unable to find any info on this beetle. Thank you,
Cindy Schriber

Hi Cindy,
Both the adult American Carrion Beetles and the larvae feed on carrion and the maggots that are attracted to the carrion.

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