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.
In June the most numerous families were Carabidae (25 species) and Staphylinidae (41 species), all other beetles were present with 20 species.
L Pa X Dade * Dade Pa Dade Pa Dade Pa Dade Pa X Hymenopteran Location Plant Anobiidae Carabidae Family species Unidentified Apenes sp.
Within Coleoptera, we identified several prey itemsto family, including Carabidae, Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Dytiscidae, and Scarabaeidae.
As an example of beneficial bugs, consider the ground beetle, family Carabidae, all 2,500 species.
Moreover, its systematic position within the family of Carabidae remained unclear for several years.
Monophyly of terrestrial adephagan beetles as indicated by three nuclear genes (Coleoptera: Carabidae and Trachypachidae).
I am very grateful to Philippe Moretto (Toulon) and Francois Genier (Gatineau) for making available their most interesting collections of Carabidae from West Africa and for the generous donation of type material.
This study reports the results of a year of continuous pitfall sampling of beetle diversity from four ecologically diverse sites, emphasizing the three most prominent coleopteran assemblages present: Carabidae (ground beetles and tiger beetles); Scarabaeoidea (June beetles, dung beetles, and related forms) and Tenebrionoidea (darkling beetles and allies).
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