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Carabidae (ground beetles)


A Bombardier Beetle Pheropsophus aequinoctialis (L.) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae)

IN1312/EENY-765 by Gregory Parrow and Adam DaleApril 12th, 2021Pheropsophus aequinoctialis (L.) is a carabid beetle in the tribe Brachinini that is native to parts of South and Central America. Ground beetles of this tribe are commonly referred to as bombardier beetles due to their ability to produce a powerful and hot defensive chemical spray directed at would-be predators.

A Ground Beetle, Calleida decora (Fabricius) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae)

IN604/EENY331 by D. L. Harris and W. H. WhitcombSeptember 20th, 2021A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Integrated Pest Management

An Asian Ground Beetle, Mochtherus tetraspilotus (MacLeay) (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini)

IN951/EENY-533 by Paul M. ChoateJanuary 17th, 2023The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids, and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences.

Fiery Searcher, Caterpillar Hunter Calosoma scrutator (Fabricius 1775) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae)

IN1173/EENY678 by Ann Marie Carias and Andrea LuckySeptember 3rd, 2020

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