family Carabidae

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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 beetle family Carabidae of Guyane (French Guyana): the tribes, genera, and number of species known, with notes on their ways of life.
The present study was conducted to explore the fauna and biodiversity of family Carabidae (Coleoptera) from ten different localities of district Poonch, Pakistan during the year 2009- 2010.
Forty-nine (84%) of the 58 matched sequences corresponded to taxa within the order Coleoptera; most (37) of the 49 sequences identified as beetles represented the family Carabidae, with a few from Elateridae (5), Cerambycidae (4), Chrysomelidae (1), Nitidulidae (1), and Scarabaeidae (1).
As an example of beneficial bugs, consider the ground beetle, family Carabidae, all 2,500 species.
The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: Twenty-nine new species of Agra Fabricius 1801 (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina).
A1, A2, A4, A6, B5 Order Coleoptera (9 families) Family Carabidae Stenus spp.
Members of the family Carabidae and superfamilies Scarabaeoidea and Tenebrionoidea were collected from four ecological habitats from September 1999 to September 2000.
The genus Rhadine in the family Carabidae (ground beetles) includes many species in North America.