Variations in the Body Structure of Carabids in Adaptation to Environment and Mode of Life
Carabids belong to the suborder Adephaga of the order Coleoptera. As compared with the 200 families comprising the other suborder, the Polyphaga, the Adephaga as a group are poor with respect to number of families. To it belong several aquatic families, the most important of which are the Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae and Hygrobiidae.
KeywordsBody Structure Ground Beetle Morphological Adaptation Snail Shell Carabid Species
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