from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a family of nocturnal, terrestrial insects consisting of the ground beetles, which feed chiefly on other insects.
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- n. ground beetles
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On land, there are a land crab Gecarcinus malpilensis, lizards Anolis agassizi and Diploglossus millepunctatus, a beetle Platynus carabidae, and a gecko Phyllodactylus transversalis, but no mammals.