Taxon profile


ground and tiger beetles
Carabidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  suborder Adephaga

Scientific synonyms

incl. Cicindelidae Latreille, 1802, Paussidae
Carabici Latreille, 1802

Temporal range:Cretaceous > Upper Cretaceous – recent


Functions restricted to taxon Carabidae

Important groups

Cicindelinae - tiger beetles

Included taxa

Number of records: 45

subfamily Anthiinae Bonelli, 1813
subfamily Apotominae LeConte, 1853
subfamily Brachininae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Broscinae Hope, 1838
subfamily Cicindelinae Latreille, 1802 - tiger beetles
subfamily Cicindinae Csiki, 1927
subfamily Ctenodactylinae Laporte, 1834
subfamily Dryptinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Elaphrinae Latreille, 1802
subfamily Gineminae Ball & Shpeley, 2002
subfamily Harpalinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Hiletinae Schiödte, 1847
subfamily Lebiinae Bonelli, 1810
Tertiary: Priabonian – recent
subfamily Licininae Bonelli, 1810
Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous – recent
subfamily Loricerinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Melaeninae Csiki, 1933
subfamily Migadopinae Chaudoir, 1861
subfamily Nebriinae Laporte de Castelnau, 1834
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent
subfamily Nototylinae Bänniger, 1927
subfamily Omophroninae Bonelli, 1810 - round sand beetles
subfamily Orthogoniinae Schaum, 1857
subfamily Panagaeinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Patrobinae Chaudoir, 1870
subfamily Paussinae Latreille, 1807
subfamily Platyninae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Promecognathinae LeConte, 1861
subfamily Pseudomorphinae Newman, 1842
subfamily Psydrinae LeConte, 1853
subfamily Pterostichinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Scaritinae Bonelli, 1810 - pedunculate ground beetles
subfamily Siagoninae Bonelli, 1813
subfamily Trechinae Bonelli, 1810
subfamily Xenaroswellianinae Erwin, 2007

Unplaced taxa

genus Arthropterillus Wasmann, 1926 inc.sed.
genus Sinis Heer, 1862 inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

subfamily Carabinae Latreille, 1802
Tertiary: Oligocene
subfamily Conjunctiinae Ponomarenko, 1977
subfamily Protorabinae Ponomarenko, 1977
genus Carabites Heer, 1852
genus Cerapterites Wasmann, 1926
genus Harpalomimes Handlirsch, 1906
genus Neothanes Scudder, 1890
genus Pantodapus Handlirsch, 1906
genus Paussoides Motschulsky, 1856
genus Trechinites Heer, 1862

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [100616]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Carabidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Carabidae]
CZ Zahradník J., Severa F. (2004): Hmyz, Aventinum, 326 pp [as Carabidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Carabidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon