Guide to the study of insects and a treatise on those injurious and beneficial to crops, for the use of colleges, farm-schools, and agriculturists . They are, with few exceptions, predaceous beetles ; they arerunnels, the hind wings being often absent. Their colors aredull metallic or black. They run in grass,or lurk under stones and sticks, orunder the bark of trees, whencethey go out to hunt in the night-time. The} ma}^ be found alsoin great numbers under the debrisof freshets and under stones inthe spring. The larvae are found in muchthe same situations as the beetles, and aregenerally oblo

Guide to the study of insects and a treatise on those injurious and beneficial to crops, for the use of colleges, farm-schools, and agriculturists . They are, with few exceptions, predaceous beetles ; they arerunnels, the hind wings being often absent. Their colors aredull metallic or black. They run in grass,or lurk under stones and sticks, orunder the bark of trees, whencethey go out to hunt in the night-time. The} ma}^ be found alsoin great numbers under the debrisof freshets and under stones inthe spring. The larvae are found in muchthe same situations as the beetles, and aregenerally oblo Stock Photo
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Guide to the study of insects and a treatise on those injurious and beneficial to crops, for the use of colleges, farm-schools, and agriculturists . They are, with few exceptions, predaceous beetles ; they arerunnels, the hind wings being often absent. Their colors aredull metallic or black. They run in grass, or lurk under stones and sticks, orunder the bark of trees, whencethey go out to hunt in the night-time. The} ma}^ be found alsoin great numbers under the debrisof freshets and under stones inthe spring. The larvae are found in muchthe same situations as the beetles, and aregenerally oblong, broad, with the terminal ring armed with two horny hooksor longer filaments, and with asingle false leg beneath. The genus Omophron, remark-able for its rounded convexform, and wanting the scutellum, is found on the wet sands byrivers and pools, where also Ela-jy^i^ius occurs, which somewhatresembles Cicindela. It hasslightly emarginate anteriortibiae, with large prominent eyes, ^?- ^2- and rows of large shallow ocel- late holes on the elytra. Thegenus Calosoma is well known, being common in fields, where it liesin little holes in the sod, i

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