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Pterostichus melanarius (Common black ground beetle)

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Calliphora vomitoria (Blue bottle fly)[1]
Cepaea nemoralis (grovesnail)[2]
Hemaris thysbe (common clear-wing)[1]
Hypogastrura nivicola (snow flea)[1]
Lumbricus rubellus <Unverified Name>[2]
Malacosoma americana (Eastern tent caterpillar)[1]
Narceus americanus (North american millipede)[1]
Tenodera aridifolia (Chinese mantid)[1]
Tuberolachnus salignus[1]

Predators

Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)[1]
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)[1]
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)[1]
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)[1]
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)[1]
Cicindela sexguttata (Six-spotted Tiger Beetle)[1]
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)[1]
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)[1]
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)[1]
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)[1]
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)[1]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[1]
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)[1]
Lithobius forficatus (Brown centipede)[1]
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)[1]
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)[1]
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)[1]
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)[1]
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)[1]
Phidippus audax (Daring Jumping Spider)[1]
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)[1]
Rabidosa rabida (Rabid wolf spider)[1]
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)[1]
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)[1]
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)[1]
Terrapene carolina (Florida Box Turtle)[1]
Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Garter Snake)[1]
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)[1]
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)[1]
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)[1]

Providers

Shelter 
Cichorium intybus (chicory)[1]
Cypripedium acaule (moccasin flower)[1]
Digitaria ischaemum (small crabgrass)[1]
Leucobryum glaucum (leucobryum moss)[1]
Lycopodium digitatum (fan clubmoss)[1]
Osmunda cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)[1]
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (American ivy)[1]
Pteridium aquilinum (northern bracken fern)[1]
Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)[1]
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Viola pedata (birdfoot violet)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Gordius difficilis[3]

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 2Ecology of Commanster 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access