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CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos # macrophotos Date Vice-county Country
Carabidae? Imago 10 10 21 May 2008 Clyde Islands Scotland
Carabidae? Imago 9 5 4 26 May 2008 South-west Yorkshire England

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Species Aepus marinus (Stroem, 1783) (a ground beetle)         1
Genus Agonum (a genus of ground beetles) 3 8 5    
Genus Asaphidion (a genus of ground beetles) 1   1   3
Genus Badister (a genus of ground beetles) 4 4     4
Species Blethisa multipunctata (L., 1758) (a ground beetle)         2
Genus Brachinus (bombardier beetles)         3
Subfamily BROSCINAE (a subfamily of ground beetles) 1 8 8   1
Genus Calathus (a genus of ground beetles) 2   9    
Species Calosoma inquisitor (L., 1758) (Caterpillar-hunter)         1
Subfamily CARABINAE (a subfamily of ground beetles) 40 126 82 2 33
Subfamily CICINDELINAE (tiger beetles) 2 20     6
Species Cillenus lateralis Samouelle (a ground beetle)         1
Genus Cymindis (a genus of ground beetles) 1        
Species Cymindis macularis (Fischer von Waldheim, 1824) (a ground beetle)         1
Species Dicheirotrichus obsoletus (Dejean, 1829) (a ground beetle)   9 2    
Species Drypta dentata (Rossi, 1790) (a ground beetle)         1
Genus Dyschirius (a genus of ground beetles) 1        
Species Dyschirius obscurus (Gyllenhal, 1827) (a ground beetle)         1
Subfamily ELAPHRINAE (a subfamily of ground beetles) 2 4 12   3
Subfamily HARPALINAE (a subfamily of ground beetles) 6        
Genus Demetrias (a genus of ground beetles) 2   2   1
Genus Dromius (a genus of ground beetles) 2 5 1    
Genus Harpalus (a genus of ground beetles) 2 19 3    
Species Laemostenus complanatus (Dejean, 1828) (a ground beetle)         1
Species Lasiotrechus discus (F.) (a ground beetle)         1
Genus Leistus (a genus of ground beetles) 2 13 2   1
Species Miscodera arctica (Paykull, 1798) (a ground beetle)         1
Species Omophron limbatum (F., 1777) (a ground beetle)         1
Species Panagaeus bipustulatus (F., 1775) (a ground beetle)     6   1
Species Panagaeus cruxmajor (L., 1758) (Crucifix Ground Beetle)         2
Genus Patrobus (a genus of ground beetles)         1
Species Pelophila borealis (Paykull, 1790) (a ground beetle)         2
Genus Pogonus (a genus of ground beetles)         1
Genus Stenolophus (a genus of ground beetles) 1        
Species Stenolophus mixtus (Herbst., 1784) (a ground beetle)         1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ground Beetles of Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/groundbeetles/index.html Ground Beetles of Ireland
Anderson, R., McFerran, D., & Cameron, A., 2000 Ground Beetles of Northern Ireland
Dawson, J.F., 1854 Geodephaga Britannica: a monograph of the carnivorous ground-beetles indigenous to the British Isles
Forsythe, T.G., 1987 Common Ground Beetles
Forsythe, T.G., 2000 Ground Beetles
Freude, H., Harde, K.W. & Lohse, G.A. (Eds.), 1976 Die Käfer Mitteleuropas. Band 2: Adephaga 1
Jeannel, R., 1941 Coléoptères Carabiques (2 vols)
The Carabid Crib: http://markgtelfer.co.uk/beetles/carabidae-ground-beetles/ The Carabid Crib
Lindroth, C.H., 1974 Coleoptera: Carabidae
Lindroth, C.H., 1985 The Carabidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark, Part 1
Lindroth, C.H., 1986 The Carabidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark, Part 2
Luff, M.L., 2007 The Carabidae (ground beetles) of Britain and Ireland
Entomology: http://volny.cz/midge/ Entomology
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 Aphid Predators

Larvae

Luff, M.L., 1993 The Carabidae (Coleoptera) Larvae of Fennoscandia and Denmark

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 10 general literature references to CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)

CARABIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
ADEPHAGA
(water and ground beetles)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 206 feeding and other relationships of CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)

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