carabid beetle

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Noun1.carabid beetle - predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insectscarabid beetle - predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Carabidae, family Carabidae - ground beetles
bombardier beetle - beetle that ejects audibly a pungent vapor when disturbed
calosoma - any beetle of the genus Calosoma
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2010) listed 43 species of carabid beetle from apple orchards and alfalfa fields of Iran.
The most commonly identified species was Harpalus pensylvanicus, a carabid beetle that was found in the feces of 11 bats (27.
Turin and den Boer (1988) found that, over the past century, majority of secondary carabid beetle species no longer occupied many localities in which they were previously found in the Netherlands; a pattern attributed to habitat fragmentation.
Lundgren also found that one common carabid beetle, Poecilus chalcites, prefers day work, while another, Cyclotrachelus alternans, works a night shift, 10 p.
Hedgehogs are also partial to a slug or two and the carabid beetle is another fan.
The adult carabid beetle chomps right through the fecal shield to reach tempting larvae underneath.
There is always a distortion between the observed and the real species relative frequencies estimated at any given site (see Materials and methods: Carabid beetle data set below).
Influence of within-field position and adjoining habitat on carabid beetle assemblages in winter wheat.
We found a strong treatment effect on salamander, spider, and carabid beetle abundances but only a weak treatment effect on centipede abundance.
Amara alpina, the most northerly ranging of carabid beetle species, has been found at virtually every site where collecting has been undertaken.