The Red-lined Carrion Beetle is typically 0.4 inches to 0.9 inches (12mm to 25mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: red orange stripe at bottom; jagged line; flat black body; flying; clusters; helpful.
It has a typical diet of the following: dead or decaying animal matter.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Red-lined Carrion Beetle may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.