Classification
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  • English
    • Carabids
    • Carabid beetles
    • Kurikuri
    • Ground Beetles
  • Scientific Names
    • Carabidae
    • Odontacantha
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 步甲科
    • 步行蟲總科
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos de tierra

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dotun55

Date

May 21, 2014

Description

Pointing the flash light on them disrupted their dinner of cockroach carcass. This is one of the two that fled in opposite directions. They often return when the coast is clear again to hunt for food.

Photos / Sounds

What

Limestone Tiger Beetle Cicindela politula

Observer

greglasley

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tiger Beetles Subfamily Cicindelinae

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 18, 2014 09:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Caterpillar Hunters Genus Calosoma

Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 18, 2014 05:53 PM PDT

Description

Likely subgenus Carabomimus by morphology.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 30, 2014 11:28 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

finatic

Date

September 5, 2014 10:48 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caterpillar Hunter Calosoma scrutator

Observer

crayonponyfish

Date

August 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

naturenut

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

At least 2.5cm long; leaf litter on a dry pine-oak ridge.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 07:47 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 11:55 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

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Description from Wikipedia

Ground beetles are a large, cosmopolitan family of beetles, Carabidae, with more than 40,000 species worldwide, approximately 2,000 of which are found in North America and 2,700 in Europe.

No range data available.