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  • 1. Sikes, Derek S., Ronald B. Madge & Alfred F. Newton (2002). "A Catalog of the Nicrophorinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the World" (PDF). Zootaxa 65: 1–304. ISBN 0-9582395-1-7.
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  • 3. Piper, Ross (2007), Extraordinary Animals: An Encyclopedia of Curious and Unusual Animals, Greenwood Press.
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  • Sikes, Derek S., Ronald B. Madge, and Alfred F. Newton. 2002. A catalog of the Nicrophorinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the world. Zootaxa, no. 65. 1-304
  • Sikes, Derek S., Ronald B. Madge, and Stephen T. Trumbo. 2006. Revision of Nicrophorus in part: new species and inferred phylogeny of the nepalensis-group based on evidence from morphology and mitochondrial DNA (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Invertebrate Systematics, vol. 20, issue 3. 305-365
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