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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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References in classic literature ?
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.
A mediano plazo se incrementara la determinacion de las familias que agrupan el mayor numero de morfoespecies conocidas solo a genero o en proceso de determinacion, como Carabidae, Cerambycidae, Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae y Scarabaeidae.
(1985) recorded a significantly higher population of Carabidae, Staphylinidae and spiders in the weedy and clover field than in the clean plots.
Like much of southern China, this is in a vast karst landscape riddled with caves and home to the greatest diversity of cavernicolous trechine ground beetles (family Carabidae) in the world.
Effect of the colour of pitfall traps on their capture efficiency of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae), spiders (Araneae) and other arthropods.
Biodiversity and structure of ground beetle assemblages (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Bt corn and its effectson non-target insects.
Carabid beetles (Carabidae) constitute more than half of the total species of Coleoptera on high mountains [1].
kentucki in our study, coleopterans from the families Scarabidae and Carabidae (ground beetles) were among the most frequent in the diet of P.