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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Silphidae
Subfamilia: Silphinae
Genus: Necrodes
Species: N. littoralis – N. nigricornis – N. surinamensis

Necrodes Leach, 1815

Necrodes littoralis MHNT

Necrodes littoralis


Peck, S.B.; Anderson, R.S. 1985: Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the carrion beetles of Latin America (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Quaestiones entomologicae, 21: 247–317. PDF


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Vernacular names
русский: Трупоед

Necrodes is a genus of carrion beetles in the family Silphidae. There are at least four described species in Necrodes.[1][2][3]


These four species belong to the genus Necrodes:

Necrodes littoralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Necrodes nigricornis Harold, 1875
Necrodes primaevus Beutenmüller & Cockerell, 1908
Necrodes surinamensis (Fabricius, 1775) (red-lined carrion beetle)


"Necrodes Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-25.
"Necrodes". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-25.

"Necrodes genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-25.

Further reading

Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2015). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 2: Hydrophiloidea - Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-29685-5.

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