Classification
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  • English
    • Ground Beetles
    • Kurikuri
    • Carabid beetles
    • Carabids
  • 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

Observer

kueda

Date

January 30, 2015 10:33 AM PST

Description

At first I thought this was a silphid, but looking at pics the jaws and antennae looked wrong. Then I looked up Scaphinotus larvae (it's eating a slug, after all), and that looks much better: http://bugguide.net/node/view/740920

Photos / Sounds

13791914905_1d0bfa4189_s

What

Purple Tiger Beetle Cicindela purpurea

Observer

scottking

Date

April 11, 2014 01:03 PM CDT

Description

Cowpath Tiger Beetle

Photos / Sounds

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What

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Cicindela sexguttata

Observer

scottking

Date

May 29, 2014 11:52 AM CDT

Description

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle
Private property with restored prairie and several bogs
Rice County, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Red-bellied Tiger Beetle Cicindela rufiventris

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 17, 2012 01:37 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tiger Beetles Subfamily Cicindelinae

Observer

patscats91

Date

June 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

grahame

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

Under a rotting piece of Cabbage Tree trunk.

Photos / Sounds

What

Big-headed Ground Beetle Scarites subterraneus

Observer

naturenut

Date

January 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sambiology

Date

June 27, 2009

Description

I think this is the right species, but I'm not completely certain... Based on:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/605/bgimage

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tiger Beetles Subfamily Cicindelinae

Observer

epitree

Date

January 22, 2015

Description

lavae in burrow (4mm Dia)
Pic taken at night.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nathan-nz

Date

January 21, 2015

Description

Large ground beetle aspied from my velocipede. Probably Megadromus antarcticus but didn't stop to check.

Beetle was legging it across the tarmaced rail trail

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vivid Metallic Ground Beetles Genus Chlaenius

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 27, 2014 11:21 PM HKT

Description

步甲科 (Family Carabidae) > 青步甲屬 Vivid Metallic Ground Beetles (Chlaenius)

Photos / Sounds

What

Cicindela tuberculata Neocicindela tuberculata

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

This unfortunate one ended up in our dog's paddling pool. It was alive, and took off once I got it out.

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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.