Carabidae


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Related to Carabidae: ground beetle, Staphylinidae
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Noun1.Carabidae - ground beetlesCarabidae - ground beetles      
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
carabid beetle, ground beetle - predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
Brachinus, genus Brachinus - bombardier beetles
genus Calosoma - genus of large predaceous ground beetles that feed on injurious caterpillars
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The carnivorous beetles, or Carabidae, appear in extremely few numbers within the tropics: this is the more remarkable when compared to the case of the carnivorous quadrupeds, which are so abundant in hot countries.
Among these, there were only two of the Carabidae, four Brachelytra, fifteen Rhyncophora, and fourteen of the Chrysomelidae.
kentucki in our study, coleopterans from the families Scarabidae and Carabidae (ground beetles) were among the most frequent in the diet of P.
2009 Family Inside Isolated Inside Isolated Anthicidae A 118 45 25 18 Cantaridae A 8 1 2 3 Carabidae B 1 4 0 2 Clirysomelidae A 128 18 34 15 Cucujidae A 4 102 0 27 Curculionidae A 5 1 8 2 Elateridae A 15 7 8 0 Histeridae A 147 487 78 405 Histeridae C 45 1 0 0 Nitidulidae A 0 5 1 8 Nitidulidae C 26 98 2 36 Nitidulidae D 17 4 8 0 Nitidulidae G 2 9 9 19 Scarabidae A 6 9 0 8 Scarabidae B 12 0 8 0 Staphylinidae A 18 0 0 0 Staphylinidae C 0 5 0 9 Staphylinidae D 1 11 0 5 Staphylinidae F 87 0 58 0 Tenebrionidae A 16 5 8 4 Tenebrionidae B 5 17 0 2 Tenebrionidae C 23 18 8 11 Tenebrionidae E 5 0 4 0 Tenebrionidae F 26 8 5 9 Tenebrionidae G 8 0 0 0 Nov.
Las familias con mayor numero de individuos en cada municipio correspondieron en Chimichagua a: Lumbricidae (234), Carabidae (144) y Formicidae (71).
Coleoptera agrupa 167 familias que congregan 350,000 especies; ocho familias reunen 238,000 especies (68% del total descrito en el grupo) que son las siguientes: Carabidae, Staphylinidae, Scarabaeidae, Buprestidae, Tenebrionidae, Cerambycidae, Chrysomelidae y Curculionidae.
In agro-ecosystem, agricultural landscapes contain a diverse community of ground-dwelling predators, dominated by species of Carabidae beetle and spiders (Elliott et al.
Aunque se han reconocido 678 especies de Carabidae para Colombia, aun hay grandes vacios en el conocimiento de la fauna de Carabidae del pais (Martinez 2005), por lo que el presente trabajo contribuye al registro de especies, obtenidas en muestreos dirigidos principalmente a hormigas del suelo (Chacon de Ulloa et al.
Las familias de Coleoptera encontradas en este estudio (Curculionidae, Carabidae y Staphylinidae), son similares a las encontradas en estudios como los de Sturm (1995), Paez de Rojas (2002), y Sendoya y Bonilla (2005), en E.