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The Midwestern Carabidologists Working Group


 

 

A few links to pertinent websites:

 

Ground beetles of Northeastern Iowa (maintained by Kirk Larsen)

http://biology.luther.edu/carahome.htm

A nice pictorial reference to some abundant ground beetles of the region.

 

Tree of life (maintained by David Maddison)

http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Carabidae&contgroup=Adephaga

Some references, taxonomic treatments of the group, links.

 

Carabidologists list (maintained by David Maddison)

http://tolweb.org/accessory/Carabid_Biologists?acc_id=2

A worldwide database of many ground beetle specialists.

 

Carabid genera database (maintained by Terry Erwin)

http://entomology.si.edu/Entomology/CarabidGenus/genweb.lasso

http://entomology.si.edu/Entomology/WstrnCarabids/search.lasso 

A compilation of western hemisphere Carabidae genera, with species lists and localities

 

Ground beetles of Ireland

http://www.habitas.org.uk/groundbeetles/ 

A beautiful website, tons of images, a lot of general information concerning ground beetle natural history and taxonomy.

 

The Maine Carabidae Survey

http://www.colby.edu/MES/CarabidIndex.html

Images of pinned individuals, some information on natural history, some distribution information

 

New Zealand Carabidae

http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/carabid/

Nice images, ground beetle checklist, etc.

 

Ground Beetles in Canada hardwood forests (prepared by Yves Bousquet)

http://www.naturewatch.ca/Mixedwood/beetles/intro.htm

Some interesting information on natural history, species lists of Canadian forest species.

 

NCERA-125: Biological Control of Arthropods and Weeds

http://lgu.umd.edu/lgu_v2/homepages/home.cfm?trackID=1995

A regional working group dedicated to biological control. Many of the scientists here participate in ground beetle research

 

IOBC-NRS: International Organisation for Biological Control- Nearctic Regional Section

http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/iobc/nrs.htm

A working group based in North America devoted to biological control. Many of the scientists here participate in ground beetle research.

 


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