Black ground beetles are beneficial insects about 0.5 inches long with distinct, glossy black bodies that feature ridged abdomens and grooved wings. These beetles live in weeds, mu...
Ground beetles are a large, cosmopolitan family of beetles, Carabidae, with more
than 40,000 species worldwide, around 2,000 of which are found in North ...
This ground beetle can grow a little over half an inch long. It is nearly all black
with some dark reddish-brown coloring on antennae and legs. Many grooves run
Carabid beetles, an insect group containing ground and tiger beetles, are
important biological control agents in agroecosystems. With their large eyes,
The entire cycle, from egg to reaching reproductivity, takes a full year in most species.
usually lay their eggs on the surface of the soil, or cover their eggs with soil. Carabids that breed during the summer months tend to overwinter as larvae, then f... More »
Calosoma - Calosoma scrutator Ground Beetle - Carabus sylvosus Calosoma
aurocinctum Chaudoir - Calosoma aurocinctum - female Calosoma scrutator ...
Ground Beetles are rather diverse in shape. Most adults are glossy and black, but
some are iridescent, some are green, some are yellow or orange. Their bodies ...
Feb 16, 2004 ... Murky Ground Beetle - Harpalus caliginosus Large Lebia? - Lebia Bembidion (
Asioperyphus) postremum Say, 1830 - Bembidion postremum ...
Oct 7, 2005 ... ground beetle - Pterostichus melanarius Ground Beetle 12 - Pterostichus
melanarius ... Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles).
Provides photographs and a description of this ground beetle, with information on
its distribution, biology, economic importance and detection.