Description of red-legged ham beetle, Necrobia rufipes De Geer, 1775 (Coleoptera : Cleridae ) From Kurdistan region- Iraq

2019 Zanco Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences  
A B S T R A C T: Red-legged ham beetle, Necrobia rufipes De Geer is described from Kurdistan region-Iraq. The specimens were collected from the carrion and carcasses in contact with soil during January and March-2018. Some important taxonomic parts especially male genitalia have been photographed. In comparison with other Cleridae , The body mostly entirely is metallic green. legs and antennae are red . Localities and date of the collection have been reported.
doi:10.21271/zjpas.31.4.17 fatcat:g5m7pllokjf4hfrexa3mazdro4