Field guide ground beetle

  1. GROUND BEETLE FIELD GUIDE
    get their common name from
    habit of occurring on the ground, usually beneath something.
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    Many species and in great numbers, come to
    lights at night.
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    Most species are
    nocturnal or active at night.
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    They give off a very unpleasant odor when
    handled or crushed.
  5. GROUND BEETLE FIELD GUIDE
    With few exceptions both adults and larvae are predaceous, so they are
    a beneficial group.
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    Insects make up a large portion of their diet, including the larvae of many undesirable pest species such as
    cutworms and other caterpillars, beetle larvae, and maggots.
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    Some feed on dead organic material.
  8. GROUND BEETLE FIELD GUIDE
    Preventative control consists mainly of
    removing objects under which ground beetles can hide during the day from within several feet of the building’s perimeter.
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    Changing exterior light bulbs from white to
    less attractive yellow or sodium vapor lamps helps.
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    Pesticide application as a band treatment of the building’s foundation wall and perimeter out _ feet is helpful.
    6 to 10 feet
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    formulations of repellent pesticides (pyrethrins or pyrethroids) are best.
    Wettable powder and microencapsulated
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    install an electric light above a container filled with water, with _ added, about 50 ft. (15 m) from the house.” The beetles are attracted to light and then fall into the water and drown
    Detergent
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Field guide ground beetle
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Field guide ground beetle
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