Brachinus


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Noun1.Brachinus - bombardier beetlesBrachinus - bombardier beetles      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Carabidae, family Carabidae - ground beetles
bombardier beetle - beetle that ejects audibly a pungent vapor when disturbed
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tc: Trampa de caida, w: saco Winkler Subfamilia Especies Abundancia por habitat Bosques Cana Potrero Anthiinae Dailodontus clandestinus 1 2 9 ** Brachininae Brachinus sp.
Los nuevos registros incluyen: Brachinus vicinus, Paratachys laevigatus, Metius caudatus, Loxandrus curtatus, Loxandrus irinus, Stenocrepis (Stenocrepis) punctatostriata, Selenophorus (Celiamorphus) sp.
Comunmente los Carabidae son solitarios y de naturaleza depredadora con diversas especializaciones, algunas especies son parasitoides de pupas de escarabajos acuaticos (Gyrinidae, Dytiscidae e Hydrophilidae) como los del genero Brachinus (MARTINEZ, 2005b; SASKA & HONEK, 2012), otras especies habitan en estructuras muy especializadas como cavernas o dentro de cortezas u oquedades formadas por raices de arboles en el suelo (LIMA, 1952; PARDO-LOCARNO et al.
Tecumseh Sparrow) Spivet receives a call from the Smithsonian Institution letting him know that his drawing of the Carabidae brachinus beetle has won the prestigious Baird Award, he gladly accepts.
Brachinus, commonly known as the Bombardier Beetle, squirts a lethal mixture of hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide into the face of its enemy.
I have enthused for decades on this family of beetles, and I think that although tiger beetles have their merits, the other groups show an extraordinary diversity of behavior: read about Brachinus, Lebia, Pheropsophus, Platynus, and Scarites in upcoming volumes, and Nebria and Scaphinotus in this volume, to begin to understand this diversity.
Abdomens of Brachinus favicollis collected in Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, were studied under transmission and scanning electron microscopy.
Food limitation of reproduction and survival for populations of Brachinus (Coleoptera: Carabidae).