beetle Nicrophorus investigator 0709 (3)

beetle Nicrophorus investigator 0709 (3)

Observation - beetle Nicrophorus investigator 0709 (3) - UK and Ireland. Description: This is a picture of the beetle nicrophorus investigator. Every year I catch a number of these in my moth trap always with the 'bugs' as seen on the underside. Can someone tell me if these are young or some kind of parasite? Many thanks.

This is a picture of the beetle nicrophorus investigator. Every year I catch a number of these in my moth trap always with the 'bugs' as seen on the underside. Can someone tell me if these are young or some kind of parasite? Many thanks.