Beetles (image) University of Exeter Share Print E-Mail Caption Male Nicrophorus vespilloides burying beetle attempting to mate with female. Credit Photo by Jena Johnson Usage Restrictions Use with accreditation. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.