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ground beetle

Any of several families of beetles that are primarily found on or near the ground. Milly screamed and ran across the back yard after she overturned a stone and disrupted a group of ground beetles.
See also: beetle, ground
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Foster, "The relationship between the classification of Scottish ground beetle assemblages (Coleoptera, Carabidae) and the National Vegetation Classification of British plant communities," Ecography, vol.
Ground beetle species composition between habitats was compared using a multiresponse permutation procedure (MRPP), a nonparametric statistical technique for testing the hypothesis of no difference in species composition/relative abundance between two or more habitats.
In a recent paper, Felix (2009) illustrated and recorded the occurrence of 70 species of ground beetles (family Carabidae) in the United Arab Emirates, UAE.
The present distributions of the Tooth Cave spider (Neoleptoneta myopica), the Tooth Cave pseudoscorpion (Tartarocreagris texana), and the Tooth Cave ground beetle (Rhadine persephone) are confined to Williamson and Travis Counties in central Texas (Figure 1).
The Buttercup Creek HCP, for example, was developed for the protection of the Tooth Cave ground beetle. This tiny animal is endemic to only a few karst features within a small area near the City of Cedar Park in Williamson County.
Antennal sensilla of the ground beetle Platynus dorsalis (Pontoppidan, 1763) (Coleoptera, Carabidae).
"It is the UK's largest ground beetle and can grow to nearly one and a half inches.
He begins in one of his favourite areas - Dartmoor - travelling across granite peaks and oak forests, searching for the nation's largest ground beetle and the elusive wood warbler.
specimens when he saw something even more enticing 6 the rare crucifix ground beetle,
As an example of beneficial bugs, consider the ground beetle, family Carabidae, all 2,500 species.
LIVERPOOL'SWorld Museum is the first place in the world to breed an Indian ground beetle in captivity.
These researchers turned their attention to the ground beetle Carabus violaceus.