necrophorous


Related to necrophorous: Necrophorus

necrophorous

(nɪˈkrɒfərəs)
adj
(Zoology) denoting animals, such as certain beetles, that carry away the bodies of dead animals
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Gut structures in adult workers of necrophorous neotropical stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Meliponinae).