Monthly Archives: November 2012

A real people-beetle

Lindroth, in the Carabids of Canada and Alaska, states that Laemostenus complanatus was first recorded in North America by Crotch in 1873. It still amazes me that these relatively big beetles (about 15mm long) have been stowing away on ships … Continue reading

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Amara, out to lunch

An Amara sp. clings to the grass to feed Often people lump all carabid beetles in to the “generalist predator” bin, but there are many, many exceptions. Here is an image of an Amara sp. (I haven’t gotten around to … Continue reading

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