Definition of carrion beetle in English:

carrion beetle

Line breaks: car|rion bee¦tle

noun

A beetle that feeds on decaying animal and plant matter.
  • Family Silphidae: many species, including the burying beetles
More example sentences
  • Reintroduction of this carrion beetle continues on Nantucket Island, off the coast of Massachusetts.
  • The reason for the terrible smell is that it attracts pollinators like carrion beetles and sweat bees - insects specialized for decaying or sweating bodies.

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