Beetles belonging to the family Carabidae are known as carabids or ground beetles. They are an adaptable group found throughout the world, and probably number 25,000 to 50,000 species. New Zealand has 445 species, 409 of which are found nowhere else.
This specimen was collected by John Nunn.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
University of Otago
Photograph by Simon Clearwater
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