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  • n. Plural form of carabid.

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Examples

  • The new species has been located inside six average-sized underground caves, generally in the deepest areas, and may be one of the major hypogean predators in the Iberian Peninsula, with a diet that ranges from Acari to Anillini carabids.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I, too, have seen the peeled shells, and I agree that carabids seem likely to be the tigers in question.

    Who preys on Truncatella

  • Mean species densities of birds and carabid beetles, on the other hand, were not significantly different between farm types, although the mean abundances of birds and carabids on pre-harvest crop areas were significantly higher on organic than on non-organic farms.

    Does organic farming benefit local biodiversity?

  • One exception to these trends was the mean species density of carabids on post-harvest field boundaries that was significantly higher on non-organic than on organic farms2.

    Does organic farming benefit local biodiversity?

  • Puerto Rico was not quite a tenth the size of Cuba, with less than half as many species of carabids.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Shrunken-winged carabids may have been able to afford stronger legs for running and burrowing, say, or more powerful jaws for seizing prey.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • On mainlands, he had noticed, there was a similar pattern in the distinction between carabid species of mountaintops and carabids of lowlands.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Hispaniola was slightly smaller at about 30,000 square miles, and it was also less rich in its diversity of carabids.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Now I invite you to forget also the geophilic carabids.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • 2The mean species density of carabids on pre-harvest field boundaries was also higher on non-organic than on organic farms, but the difference was not statistically significant.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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