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The Ground beetle feeds mainly at night, hiding by day, the majority are dark colored or black. Ground beetles are predaceous although a few have changed their habits to feed on berries and seeds. Ground beetles usually found near the New England states. An active beetle, running quickly over the terain.

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  Source: Fernald, H. T. Applied Entomology. McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1935.