carabid beetle


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Synonyms for carabid beetle

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

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We found a strong treatment effect on salamander, spider, and carabid beetle abundances but only a weak treatment effect on centipede abundance.
TABLE 1 The known modern Carabid beetle fauna of the Arctic Slope of Alaska and its distribution, based on published reports.
Carabid beetles in sustainable agriculture: are review on pest control efficacy, cultivation impacts, and enhancement.
Influence of prescribed fire on carabid beetle (Carabidae) and spider (Araneae) assemblages in forest litter in southwestern Oregon.
However, a study of the carabid beetle Bembidion lampros (Herbst) showed that freeze-killing did not change the palatability of the springtails used as food (Bilde et al.
The addition of a specific behavior, resting, to a biased random walk model allowed us to describe the movement of three carabid beetle species at different scales.
Carabid beetles are important polyphagous natural enemies in agricultural landscapes with the potential of restraining population growth of many pest species (Menalled et al.
Our results, in conjunction with previous studies, suggest that weeds in agroecosystems support large populations of carabid beetles, probably due to a variety of factors.
We used generalized linear model (GLM) analyses to identify differences in the total carabid beetle abundance and species richness among the four habitats.
Carabid beetle assemblages in three environments in the Araucaria humid forest of southern Brazil.
The most commonly identified species was Harpalus pensylvanicus, a carabid beetle that was found in the feces of 11 bats (27.5%).
Turin and den Boer (1988) found that, over the past century, majority of secondary carabid beetle species no longer occupied many localities in which they were previously found in the Netherlands; a pattern attributed to habitat fragmentation.