Primitive Carrion Beetles


Summary 2

Agyrtidae or primitive carrion beetles are a small family of polyphagan beetles They are found in mostly temperate areas of the northern hemisphere and in New Zealand. They are feeding on decaying organic material.

SoCal Status 3

Known Species per The California Beetle Database .
Agyrtes longulus
Agyrtes similis
Apteroloma caraboides
Apteroloma tenuicorne
Necrophilus hydrophiloides

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