Ground Beetle - approx. 8 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Calleida
Species: Punctata
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Updated January 19 2009
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Notiophilus Ground Beetle - approx. 6 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Notiophilus
Species: Semistriatus
Amara? Ground Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Amara?
Species: ?
Harpalus? Ground Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Harpalus?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Big-headed Ground Beetle - approx. 2 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Scarites
Species: Subterraneus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
European Ground Beetle (male) - approx. 2.2 cm
Ground Beetle larva - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Carabus
Genus: ?
Species: Nemoralis
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Class: Insecta
Subfamily: Scaritinae
Moves as quickly backward as forward
Ground Beetle on Canada Goldenrod - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - September 2007
Notiophilus Ground Beetle - approx. 6 mm - Humber Valley (Humber Arboretum) - October 2009
Amara? Ground Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - July 2009
Big-headed Ground Beetle - approx. 2 cm - Leslie Spit - May 2012
European Ground Beetle (male) - approx. 2.2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Todmorden Mills) - October 2013
Ground Beetle larva - approx. 2.5 cm - Humber Bay Park - August 2014
Harpalus? Ground Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm - Rouge Park - July 2011
Most Ground Beetles prefer to remain on the ground and
some species are forced to as their
elytra are fused - the
majority of Ground Beetles are predators but Harpalus
species prefer to eat mainly seeds and fruit
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Updated December 31 2015
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Fiery Searcher Beetle - approx. 3 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus: Calosoma (Caterpillar Hunters)
Species: Scrutator
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated July 31 2016
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Fiery Searcher Beetle - approx. 3 cm - High Park - July 2016
Long-necked Ground Beetle - approx. 1 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus:Colliuris (Long-necked Ground Beetles)
Species: Pensylvanica
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Long-necked Ground Beetle - approx. 1 cm - High Park - September 2016
Badister neopulchellus - approx. 6 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus:Badister
Species: Neopulchellus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Badister neopulchellus - approx. 6 mm - High Park - September 2016
Stenolophus comma - approx. 8 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Genus:Stenolophus (Seedcorn Beetles)
Species: Comma
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Stenolophus comma - approx. 8 mm - High Park - September 2016