Origin of carabidfrom Modern Latin from Classical Greek karabos, a horned beetle
Any of numerous chiefly dark-colored predaceous beetles of the family Carabidae that are often found under stones, logs, or piles of debris. Also called ground beetle .
Origin of carabidFrom New Latin Cārabidae family name from Latin cārabus crustacean from Greek kārabos horned beetle, crayfish
- The carabid larva is an active well-armoured grub with the legs and cerci variable in length.