CARABIDAE Latreille, 1802
(ground beetles, tiger beetles)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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ID refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal and ventral views (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Dorsal (Click to view)
Genus 4 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 4 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Species 2 ident. refs
Genus 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Subfamily 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Gravid female - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Gravid female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Species 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view - lit from sides (Click to view)Dorsal (Click to view)Antero-dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Subfamily 38 illustrated subtaxa 32 ident. refs
Latero-dorsal view - close-up - in situ (Click to view)
Subfamily 2 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Adult - dorso-lateral view - close-up (Click to view)
Species
Species 1 ident. refs
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Subfamily 2 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Head and thorax - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Ventral (Click to view)Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)
Subfamily 6 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Ventral (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Genus 1 ident. refs
Species 2 ident. refs
Top view (Click to view)
Species
Genus 1 ident. refs
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Unidentified
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilyCARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)
SuborderADEPHAGA (water and ground beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 95 general literature references relevant to CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)

CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 210 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for CARABIDAE (ground beetles, tiger beetles)
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