Big-headed Ground Beetle Scarites subterraneus Fabricius, 1775Synonyms: Pedunculate Ground Beetle.

Description:

Note details of body shape, impressive jaws, and deep striations in elytra.

Where to find:

Found under stones and logs or in leaf litter or soil.

There are 17 records in the project database.

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A Big-headed Ground Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2017). Specimen determined in-hand via scope by Curt Harden. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/26/2017). Verified by Peter Messer/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/18/2015). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/5/2015). Photo by Curt Harden. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/20/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle collected in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/11/2000). Photo by Frank Guarnieri. (MBP list)

Detail of a Big-headed Ground Beetle collected in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/11/2000). "Segments 8-10 are wider than long (or at least quadrate)." Photo by Frank Guarnieri. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle found dead in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2006). Photo by Frank Guarnieri. (MBP list)

A Big-headed Ground Beetle collected in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2017). Determined in-hand by Curt Harden. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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