Funding for this research was provided by:
Narodowym Centrum Nauki (2016/21/B/NZ8/00788)
Received: 1 October 2020
Accepted: 30 December 2020
First Online: 2 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This manuscript describes laboratory experiments using carrion beetle species <i>N. littoralis</i>. The species is not under protection. No permission or approval from the Ethics Commission was needed. Pig carcasses were used as a bait to sample insects to establish a laboratory colony. The carcasses were bought from the local pig farm. Because the field study consisted of experiments on carcasses only, no approval from ethic commission was needed.
: We have no competing interests to declare.