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Authored by Theresa A. Dellinger and Eric Day, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

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Ground beetles, also called carabid beetles, are common insects found throughout Virginia. Most species are beneficial insects that eat caterpillars, maggots, grubs, and other soft-bodied insects. Ground beetles belong to the Family Carabidae in the Order Coleoptera.

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Publication Date

November 22, 2022