family Cleridae


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Noun1.family Cleridae - beetles that prey on other insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
clerid, clerid beetle - predacious on other insects; usually brightly colored or metallic
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impluviata was accentuated after the fourth instar, when they become more easier targets to predators such as larvae of beetles of the family Cleridae, which accounted for 80% of predation, besides the predation by birds on mature larvae and pupae (Costa et al.
Comparative ecology of the genus Lecontiella Wolcott and Chapin (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Tillinae), with notes on chemically defended species of the beetle family Cleridae.