Nicrophorus hispaniola Sikes & Peck, 2000



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Dominican Republic, Hispaniola


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Sikes, D. S. and Peck, S. B. (2000). Description of Nicrophorus hispaniola, new species, from Hispaniola (Coleoptera: Silphidae) and a key to the species of Nicrophorus of the New World. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93: 391-397.


Other references:

Perez-Gelabert, Daniel E. (2016). New Hispaniola locality record for the endemic beetle Nicrophorus hispaniola Sikes & Peck, 2000 (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Novitates Caribaea 10: 92-95.

Sikes, D. S. and Venables, C. (2013). Molecular phylogeny of the burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 5522-565.


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