Definition of Carabidae
1. Noun. Ground beetles.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coleoptera, Order Coleoptera
Member holonyms: Carabid Beetle, Ground Beetle, Brachinus, Genus Brachinus, Genus Calosoma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carabidae
Literary usage of Carabidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Described Diptera of North America by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken (1862)
"Sub-Family I.—Carabidae (genuini). ... In this sub-family are contained nearly all the anomalous forms of Carabidae. They consequently may be arranged in ..."
2. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"... Carabidae, many of them blind, are of extremely minute size and of most sluggish habits. The genus Trechus is found in North America, ..."
3. British Entomology: Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by John Curtis by John Curtis (1840)
"... considerably resembling those of the Carabidae; the genus Aga- bus of Leach however, and Noteras, vary from the typical form in having those organs ..."