Nicrophorus vespilloides burying beetle Vertebrate corpse meat provides burying beetle fathers with the energy needed to rear multiple broods. (Photo credit: Calle Eklund, Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0) Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Search Search for... Search Subscribe to Entomology Today! Enter your email address to subscribe to Entomology Today. You'll receive notifications of new posts by email. Email Address Get Certified!