ground beetle

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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 impact of hedge-forest connectivity and microhabitat conditions on spider and carabid beetle assemblages in agricultural landscapes.
Environmental parameters and microspatial distribution of insects: a case study of carabids in an alluvial forest.
The relative abundance of Coleoptera was the highest in the habitats with dense plant cover (III and IV), the number of carabids and rove beetles per trap was also the highest in these habitats.
Effects of habitat fragmentation on carabid beetles, experimental evidence.
Spatiotemporal patterns in activity density of some carabid species in large scale arable elds.
Natural history of the carabid beetles at the BIOLAT Biological Station, Rio Manu, Pakitza, Peru.
Observations of carabid beetles, Helluomorphoides texanus, in columns of army ants and laboratory experiments on their behavior.
Catches in pitfall traps in relation to mean densities of carabid beetles.
Littlejohn MJ and Wainer JW (1978) Carabid beetle preying on frogs.
He said that except for a couple of insect groups, such as butterflies and carabid beetles, there has been little systematic recording of Cyprus' insect fauna.
Soldier and carabid beedes work the night shift, emerging after dark from beneath rocks, mulch and other daytime hiding places to feast upon soft-bodied insects and the eggs of Colorado potato beetles.
A field experiment on the effectiveness of spiders and carabid beetles as biocontrol agents in soybean.
The representation and functional composition of carabid and staphylinid beetles in different field boundary types at a farm-scale.