Carabidae


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Related to Carabidae: ground beetle, Staphylinidae

Carabidae

[kə′rab·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The ground beetles, a family of predatory coleopteran insects in the suborder Adephaga.
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(1978) The species of the Neotropical genus Trichopselaphus Chaudoir (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalini): classification, phylogeny and zoogeography.
Zhou, "Habitat associations and seasonal activity of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Dongling Mountain, North China," Entomologica Fennica, vol.
The most abundant groups of epigeic macrofauna were predators--spiders, beetles of families Carabidae and Staphylinidae, Chilopoda.
En ambientes altoandinos de Ecuador, colectas de Carabidae con trampas de caida sugieren que este taxon tiene un corto periodo de actividad crepuscular, antes que la temperaturas se tornen demasiado bajas (Somme et al., 1996).
Lys and W Nentwig, "Improvement of the overwintering sites for Carabidae, Staphylinidae and Araneae by stripmanagement in a cereal field," Pedobiologia, vol.
Many other food categories were listed (Table I), the most important by volume being ants (10.5%), vegetation (9.0%), and adult ground beetles (Carabidae, 5.6%).
As an example of beneficial bugs, consider the ground beetle, family Carabidae, all 2,500 species.