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Synonyms for ground beetle

predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects

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The scientists also found that, besides spiders, harvestmen, and small rove beetles, two species of ground beetles (Scarites quadriceps and P.
Rebecca Cole gets a fright from an Indian Ground Beetle - the evil predator of the insect world Picture: GARETH JONES/ grj300910deadly-4
Koford (1958) suggested that burrows of prairie dogs were used by ground beetles and recent research supports the idea that grasshoppers select colonies of prairie dogs due to presence of bare ground and increased forbs (Russell and Deding, 2003).
Make small piles from broken crocks and stones to provide shelter for ground beetles and other nocturnal insects.
9 g, and its nearly empty stomach contained parts of only two individual ground beetles (Cymindis spp.
Originally described by Barber (1931), pitfall traps continue to be among the most widely employed sampling methods for ground-dwelling arthropods, particularly spiders (Araneae) and ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae).
Endosulfan, Bifenthrin and Chlorpyrifos can be capable of controlling aphids, armyworms, corn earworm, crickets, cucumber beetles, cutworms, diamondback moth, flea beetles, ground beetles, cabbageworm, leafhoppers, loopers, mites, caterpillar, stink bugs, thrips, tobacco budworm, whiteflies.
They are experts at scouring areas of low cut weeds for grasshoppers, crickets, ground beetles, caterpillars, and spiders.
Ron Richardson, University of North Dakota 1:45 "The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of tallgrass prairie remnants in Minnesota.
These include pollinating insects such as bees, and insects which can provide effective pest control for example ladybirds which feed on aphids and ground beetles which eat many pests such as cabbage root fly.
But your home is also at risk from plagues of clickbeetles, cockchafers, craneflies, flea beetles, gnats, ground beetles, hoverflies, lacewings, mosquitoes and woodlice.
Ground beetles have shiny exteriors, usually black in color, but occasionally green, red or blue.
Now experts have confirmed the creature - which initially turned up in Lee Beynon's garage near Coed Maesmelin in 2012 - is part of a population of blue ground beetles (Carabus intricatus) in the area.
The mandibles of some adult ground beetles structure, function and the evolution of herbivory (Coleoptera: Carabidae).