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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Influence of prescribed fire on the carabid beetle (Carabidae) and spider (Araneae) assemblages in forest litter in southwestern Oregon.
Prey preference and egg production of the carabid beetle Agonum dorsale.
The influence of different types of grassland field margin on carabid beetle (Coleoptera, Carabidae) communities.
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.
There have been some studies of carabids from the Amanos Mountains (Korell 1988, 2001), but there are no published records of Perileptus from this region.
A unique predatory association between carabid beetles of the genus Helluomorphoides and colonies of the army ant Newamyrmex nigrescens.
The representation and functional composition of carabid and staphylinid beetles in different field boundary types at a farm-scale.
for bears and insects such as the blowfly and carabid beetle).
2001) Carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and habitat fragmentation: a review, European Journal of Entomology, 98(2), pp.
Terrestrial crabs, carabid, drilid and lampyrid beetles, and snail eating birds, such as coucals, francolins and guineafowl, are potential predators, as are the larger lizards (e.
Adult Lebia grandis--a type of carabid ground beetle--prey only on CPB eggs and larvae and are mostly active at night.
A field experiment on the effectiveness of spiders and carabid beetles as biocontrol agents in soybean.
Of about 500 carabid species that have been chemically investigated, this is the first report of the presence of such complex mixtures of monoterpenes in their defensive secretions.