carabid

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carabid ‎(plural carabids)

  1. Any of very many shiny black beetles of the family Carabidae
    • 2010, Comprehensive Natural Products II: Chemistry and Biology[1], page 392:
      Chemically unknown tissue toxins from internal organs that may kill Pterostichus carabids are uniquely known from the milacid slug Tandonia budapestensis, which shows an aposematic coloration (orange dorsal line).

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