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Natural History of Plummers Island, Maryland. XXVI. The Ground Beetles of a Temperate Forest Site (Coleoptera: Carabidae):[...]
By Terry L. Erwin
Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 1981
Cite: 1042109
Full title:
"Natural History of Plummers Island, Maryland. XXVI. The Ground Beetles of a Temperate Forest Site (Coleoptera: Carabidae): An Analysis of Fauna in Relation to Size, Habitat Selection, Vagility, Seasonality, and Extinction."

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A classic, often-cited work.
Pairs well, for those interested in the carabid fauna of the region, with the papers on carabids of Quantico(1)(2).