It was a tiny beetle no more than eight inches long—a sexton or burying-beetle.
This is the burying-beetle, the Necrophorus, so different from the cadaveric mob in dress and habits.
It was a tiny beetle no more than eight inches long—a burying-beetle.
A general scavenger, the burying-beetle refuses no sort of cadaveric putrescence.
Butterflies, moths, and a burying-beetle especially desired.