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By Terry L. Erwin

ISBN-10: 1435630343

ISBN-13: 9781435630345

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A synthesis of the type, distributions, and methods of lifetime of the ground-beetles (Coleoptera: Caraboidea) living within the Western Hemisphere. less than every one taxon account, the historic nomenclature, distribution on the state and/or state/province point, and lifestyle, together with Macrohabitat, Microhabitat, Dispersal talents, Seasonal incidence, and behaviour are elaborated. chosen references for every taxon are given in those different types and an intensive, approximately whole bibliography of Caraboidea references for the Western Hemisphere is gifted. The sections on lifestyle comprise the next: Macrohabitat precis, altitudinal distribution in meters, in addition to a normal altitudinal class, habitat/microhabitat info, seasonality, and lower than habit notes on diel job, adult/larval hibernation, prey goods, immatures, over wintering, and different notes on habit are offered. information of dispersal strength, or the aptitude of dispersal, i.e. wing situation, flight info, strolling, working, burrowing and hiking files, so far as is understood is integrated. Species brought are famous with their possible sector of beginning. This paintings, deliberate as a seven quantity better half to Larochelle & Lariviere (2003), could be an vital device for anyone drawn to ground-beetles in keeping with se and their normal heritage, in addition to their function within the surroundings and significance to agriculture, conservation, and forestry. nationwide, local, and native libraries will locate this set of instruments good used end result of the excellent volume of knowledge that's summarized at those geographical degrees. This paintings follows the type of Erwin (1984), and the nomenclature of Lorenz (2005), as up-to-date on a six month cycle through Erwin (e-data base, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution).

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A synthesis of the class, distributions, and methods of lifetime of the ground-beetles (Coleoptera: Caraboidea) living within the Western Hemisphere. below every one taxon account, the historic nomenclature, distribution on the state and/or state/province point, and lifestyle, together with Macrohabitat, Microhabitat, Dispersal skills, Seasonal incidence, and behaviour are elaborated.

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Way of Life: MACROHABITAT: Midlands to uplands, 1190 – 2190 meters altitude. MICROHABITAT: Not confined to the vicinity of water, but found in the woods, at the margins of bogs and near snow patches on moist or wet ground. DISPERSAL ABILITIES: Macropterous, probably capable of flight. SEASONAL OCCURRENCE: Adults have been found in May – September. BEHAVIOR: Adults are nocturnal, carnivorous. ), Larochelle & Larivière (2003) Nebria (Boreonebria) crassicornis intermedia Van Dyke 1949 INTERMEDIATE GAZELLE BEETLE Nebria crassicornis intermedia Van Dyke, 1949:49 Distribution: Native, New World.

According to Kavanaugh (1992), this species is restricted to open sandy sea beaches. MICROHABITAT: Adults and larvae are found beneath driftwood and other debris above the highest tide line, especially where sand dunes have developed above the beaches. DISPERSAL ABILITIES: Brachypterous, hence flightless thus vagility limited to walking or running. SEASONAL OCCURRENCE: Adults have been found in February – December; teneral adults in May – June, late July. BEHAVIOR: Adults are nocturnal, carnivorous, and semi-gregarious, taking cover in cliff bank crevices some distance from the water.

BEHAVIOR: Adults are nocturnal, carnivorous, taking cover in the day. ) Nebria (Catonebria) piute utahensis Kavanaugh 1979 UTAH GAZELLE BEETLE Nebria trifaria utahensis Kavanaugh, 1979:110 Distribution: Native, New World. USA – UT. Way of Life: MACROHABITAT: Mountains, 2290 – 2500 meters altitude. MICROHABITAT: Wet ground in forest and along edges of mountain streams under stones. DISPERSAL ABILITIES: Brachypterous, hence flightless thus vagility limited to walking or running. SEASONAL SPECIES ACCOUNTS / CARABIDAE | 45 OCCURRENCE: Adults have been found in June – August.

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