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Adephaga

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Excellent Engine Episode 2 : The Adephaga

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Water beetles/ Adephaga

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American Beetles, Volume I Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga Staphyliniformia

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How to say "adephaga"! (High Quality Voices)

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Adephaga Multilingual Translation

The Adephaga, with more than 40,000 recorded species in 10 families, are a suborder of highly specialized beetles and the second-largest suborder of the order Coleoptera. Members of this suborder are adephagans, a term which notably include ground beetles, tiger beetles, predacious diving beetles, and whirligig beetles. The majority of the species belongs to the family of carabids, or ground beetles (Carabidae).
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    • Anatomy 

    • Chemical glands 

    • Delivery of glandular compounds 

    • Distribution and habitat 

    • Feeding 

    • Reproduction and larval stage 

    • Phylogeny