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The Midwestern Carabidologists Working Group



A few links to pertinent websites:


Ground beetles of Northeastern Iowa (maintained by Kirk Larsen)

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


Tree of life (maintained by David Maddison)

Some references, taxonomic treatments of the group, links.


Carabidologists list (maintained by David Maddison)

A worldwide database of many ground beetle specialists.


Carabid genera database (maintained by Terry Erwin) 

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


Ground beetles of Ireland 

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


The Maine Carabidae Survey

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


New Zealand Carabidae

Nice images, ground beetle checklist, etc.


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

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


NCERA-125: Biological Control of Arthropods and Weeds

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

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


Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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