Carabidae

  Ground Beetles, Tiger Beetles. Active, cursorial, carnivorous beetles. Distinguishing features are striate elytra, long legs, prominent mandibles and an antennal cleaning organ near the apex of the fore tibia. Many are black and shiny while others are brightly metallic.     [2500 Aust. species]

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


CarabidGC sp. 1 CarabidGC sp. 2 CarabidGC sp. 3 CarabidGC sp. 4
       
CarabidGC sp. 5 CarabidGC sp. 6 CarabidGC sp. 7 CarabidGC sp. 8
       
CarabidGC sp. 9 CarabidGC sp. 10 CarabidGC sp. 11 CarabidGC sp. 12
       
CarabidGC sp. 13 CarabidGC sp. 14 CarabidGC sp. 15 CarabidGC sp. 16
       
CarabidGC sp. 17 CarabidGC sp. 18 CarabidGC sp. 19 CarabidGC sp. 20
       
CarabidGC sp. 21 CarabidGC sp. 22 CarabidGC sp. 23 CarabidGC sp. 24
       
 
CarabidGC sp. 25 CarabidGC sp. 26 CarabidGC sp. 27 CarabidGC sp. 28
       
CarabidGC sp. 29 CarabidGC sp. 30 CarabidGC sp. 31 CarabidGC sp. 32
       
 
CarabidGC sp. 33 CarabidGC sp. 34 CarabidGC sp. 35  
       

Chlaenius australis Chlaenius flaviuttatus

Chlaenius hamifer

Chlaenius sp. A
       

 

   
    Drypta sp. GC1  
       
     
Gnathaphanus philippensis      

 

     

 

  Clivina sp.A

Clivina sp. B

Clivina sp. C
       
 

  filename: gvc5334 filename: gvc4734 filename: gvc5162
       

   
filename: gvc4410 filename: gvc0319    
       
       
       
       

References:

Australian Beetles

John F. Lawrence and E.B. Britton

Melbourne University Press, 1994

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