List of ground beetle (Carabidae) species recorded in Britain

The following is a list of the ground beetles recorded in Britain, organised by subfamily ("-inae" enddings) and by tribe ("-ini" endings). For other beetle families, see the main list of beetle species recorded in Britain.

Cicindelinae

*"Cicindela campestris" - green tiger beetle
*"Cicindela hybrida"
*"Cicindela maritima" - dune tiger beetle
*"Cicindela sylvatica" - wood tiger beetle
*"Cylindera germanica"

Brachininae

*"Brachinus sclopeta"
*"Brachinus crepitans (Bombardier Beetle)"

Omophroninae

*"Omophron limbatum"

Carabinae

;Carabini
*"Calosoma inquisitor"
*"Calosoma sycophanta"
*"Carabus clatratus"
*"Carabus arvensis"
*"Carabus granulatus"
*"Carabus monilis"
*"Carabus nemoralis"
*"Carabus auratus"
*"Carabus cancellatus"
*"Carabus nitens"
*"Carabus convexus"
*"Carabus glabratus"
*"Carabus problematicus"
*"Carabus intricatus" - blue ground beetle
*"Carabus violaceus" - violet ground beetle

;Cychrini
*"Cychrus caraboides"

;Nebriini
*"Leistus montanus"
*"Leistus rufomarginatus"
*"Leistus spinibarbis"
*"Leistus fulvibarbis"
*"Leistus ferrugineus"
*"Leistus terminatus"
*"Nebria livida"
*"Nebria brevicollis"
*"Nebria salina"
*"Nebria nivalis"
*"Nebria rufescens"
*"Eurynebria complanata"
*"Pelophila borealis"

;Notiophilini
*"Notiophilus aesthuans"
*"Notiophilus aquaticus"
*"Notiophilus biguttatus"
*"Notiophilus germinyi"
*"Notiophilus palustris"
*"Notiophilus quadripunctatus"
*"Notiophilus rufipes"
*"Notiophilus substriatus"

;Elaphrini
*"Blethisa multipunctata"
*"Elaphrus cupreus"
*"Elaphrus lapponicus"
*"Elaphrus uliginosus"
*"Elaphrus riparius"

;Loricerini
*"Loricera pilicornis"

;Scaritini
*"Clivina collaris"
*"Clivina fossor"
*"Dyschirius angustatus"
*"Dyschirius obscurus"
*"Dyschirius thoracicus"
*"Dyschirius aeneus"
*"Dyschirius extensus"
*"Dyschirius globosus"
*"Dyschirius impunctipennis"
*"Dyschirius luedersi"
*"Dyschirius nitidus"
*"Dyschirius politus"
*"Dyschirius salinus"

;Broscini
*"Broscus cephalotes"
*"Miscodera arctica"

;Trechini
*"Perileptus areolatus"
*"Aepus marinus"
*"Aepus robinii"
*"Trechus rivularis"
*"Trechus secalis"
*"Trechus fulvus"
*"Trechus obtusus"
*"Trechus quadristriatus"
*"Trechus rubens"
*"Trechus subnotatus"
*"Thalassophilus longicornis"
*"Blemus discus"
*"Trechoblemus micros"

;Bembidini
*"Tachys bistriatus"
*"Tachys micros"
*"Tachys obtusiusculus"
*"Tachys scutellaris"
*"Elaphropus parvulus"
*"Elaphropus quadrisignatus"
*"Elaphropus walkerianus"
*"Porotachys bisulcatus"
*"Asaphidion curtum"
*"Asaphidion flavipes"
*"Asaphidion pallipes"
*"Asaphidion stierlini"
*"Ocys harpaloides"
*"Ocys quinquestriatus"
*"Cillenus lateralis"
*"Bractaeon argenteolum"
*"Bractaeon litorale"
*"Bembidion nigricorne"
*"Bembidion lampros"
*"Bembidion properans"
*"Bembidion punctulatum"
*"Bembidion pallidipenne"
*"Bembidion bipunctatum"
*"Bembidion dentellum"
*"Bembidion obliquum"
*"Bembidion semipunctatum"
*"Bembidion varium"
*"Bembidion ephippium"
*"Bembidion prasinum"
*"Bembidion virens"
*"Bembidion atrocaeruleum"
*"Bembidion caeruleum"
*"Bembidion geniculatum"
*"Bembidion tibiale"
*"Bembidion bruxellense"
*"Bembidion cruciatum"
*"Bembidion decorum"
*"Bembidion deletum"
*"Bembidion femoratum"
*"Bembidion fluviatile"
*"Bembidion lunatum"
*"Bembidion maritimum"
*"Bembidion monticola"
*"Bembidion saxatile"
*"Bembidion stephensii"
*"Bembidion testaceum"
*"Bembidion tetracolum"
*"Bembidion callosum"
*"Bembidion illigeri"
*"Bembidion stomoides"
*"Bembidion inustum"
*"Bembidion nigropiceum"
*"Bembidion gilvipes"
*"Bembidion schuppelii"
*"Bembidion assimile"
*"Bembidion clarkii"
*"Bembidion fumigatum"
*"Bembidion minimum"
*"Bembidion normannum"
*"Bembidion humerale"
*"Bembidion quadrimaculatum"
*"Bembidion quadripustulatum"
*"Bembidion doris"
*"Bembidion articulatum"
*"Bembidion octomaculatum"
*"Bembidion obtusum"
*"Bembidion aeneum"
*"Bembidion biguttatum"
*"Bembidion guttula"
*"Bembidion iricolor"
*"Bembidion lunulatum"
*"Bembidion mannerheimii"

;Pogonini
*"Pogonus chalceus"
*"Pogonus littoralis"
*"Pogonus luridipennis"

;Patrobini
*"Patrobus assimilis"
*"Patrobus atrorufus"
*"Patrobus septentrionis"

;Pterostichini
*"Stomis pumicatus"
*"Poecilus kugelanni"
*"Poecilus lepidus"
*"Pterostichus cupreus"
*"Pterostichus versicolor"
*"Pterostichus cristatus"
*"Pterostichus aethiops"
*"Pterostichus madidus"
*"Pterostichus longicollis"
*"Pterostichus aterrimus"
*"Pterostichus macer"
*"Pterostichus niger"
*"Pterostichus adstrictus"
*"Pterostichus oblongopunctatus"
*"Pterostichus quadrifoveolatus"
*"Pterostichus melanarius"
*"Pterostichus anthracinus"
*"Pterostichus gracilis"
*"Pterostichus minor"
*"Pterostichus nigrita"
*"Pterostichus rhaeticus"
*"Pterostichus vernalis"
*"Pterostichus diligens"
*"Pterostichus strenuus"
*"Abax parallelepipedus"
*"Abax parallelus"

;Sphodrini
*"Platyderus depressus"
*"Synuchus vivalis"
*"Calathus rotundicollis"
*"Calathus ambiguus"
*"Calathus cinctus"
*"Calathus erratus"
*"Calathus fuscipes"
*"Calathus melanocephalus"
*"Calathus micropterus"
*"Calathus mollis"
*"Sphodrus leucophthalmus"
*"Laemostenus complanatus"
*"Laemostenus terricola"

;Platynini
*"Olisthopus rotundatus"
*"Oxypselaphus obscurus"
*"Paranchus albipes"
*"Batenus livens"
*"Platynus assimilis"
*"Anchomenus dorsalis"
*"Sericoda quadripunctata"
*"Agonum fuliginosum"
*"Agonum gracile"
*"Agonum micans"
*"Agonum piceum"
*"Agonum scitulum"
*"Agonum thoreyi"
*"Agonum chalconotum"
*"Agonum emarginatum"
*"Agonum ericeti"
*"Agonum gracilipes"
*"Agonum lugens"
*"Agonum marginatum"
*"Agonum muelleri"
*"Agonum nigrum"
*"Agonum sexpunctatum"
*"Agonum versutum"
*"Agonum viduum"

;Zabrini
*"Zabrus tenebrioides"
*"Amara plebeja"
*"Amara strenua"
*"Amara aenea"
*"Amara anthobia"
*"Amara communis"
*"Amara convexior"
*"Amara curta"
*"Amara eurynota"
*"Amara famelica"
*"Amara familiaris"
*"Amara lucida"
*"Amara lunicollis"
*"Amara montivaga"
*"Amara nitida"
*"Amara ovata"
*"Amara similata"
*"Amara spreta"
*"Amara tibialis"
*"Amara bifrons"
*"Amara cursitans"
*"Amara fusca"
*"Amara infima"
*"Amara praetermissa"
*"Amara quenseli"
*"Amara apricaria"
*"Amara consularis"
*"Amara fulva"
*"Amara equestris"
*"Curtonotus alpinus"
*"Curtonotus aulicus"
*"Curtonotus convexiusculus"

;Harpalini
*"Harpalus calceatus"
*"Harpalus griseus"
*"Harpalus rufipes"
*"Harpalus affinis"
*"Harpalus anxius"
*"Harpalus attenuatus"
*"Harpalus cupreus"
*"Harpalus dimidiatus"
*"Harpalus froelichii"
*"Harpalus honestus"
*"Harpalus laevipes"
*"Harpalus latus"
*"Harpalus neglectus"
*"Harpalus pumilus"
*"Harpalus rubripes"
*"Harpalus rufipalpis"
*"Harpalus serripes"
*"Harpalus servus"
*"Harpalus smaragdinus"
*"Harpalus tardus"
*"Harpalus melancholicus"
*"Harpalus tenebrosus"
*"Ophonus ardosiacus"
*"Ophonus azureus"
*"Ophonus sabulicola"
*"Ophonus stictus"
*"Ophonus cordatus"
*"Ophonus laticollis"
*"Ophonus melletii"
*"Ophonus parallelus"
*"Ophonus puncticeps"
*"Ophonus puncticollis"
*"Ophonus rufibarbis"
*"Ophonus rupicola"
*"Ophonus schaubergerianus"
*"Ophonus subsinuatus"
*"Anisodactylus binotatus"
*"Anisodactylus nemorivagus"
*"Anisodactylus poeciloides"
*"Diachromus germanus"
*"Scybalicus oblongiusculus"
*"Dicheirotrichus gustavii"
*"Dicheirotrichus obsoletus"
*"Trichocellus cognatus"
*"Trichocellus placidus"
*"Bradycellus caucasicus"
*"Bradycellus csikii"
*"Bradycellus distinctus"
*"Bradycellus harpalinus"
*"Bradycellus ruficollis"
*"Bradycellus sharpi"
*"Bradycellus verbasci"
*"Stenolophus comma"
*"Stenolophus mixtus"
*"Stenolophus skrimshiranus"
*"Stenolophus teutonus"
*"Acupalpus brunnipes"
*"Acupalpus dubius"
*"Acupalpus elegans"
*"Acupalpus exiguus"
*"Acupalpus flavicollis"
*"Acupalpus maculatus"
*"Acupalpus meridianus"
*"Acupalpus parvulus"
*"Anthracus consputus"

;Chlaeniini
*"Chlaenius nigricornis"
*"Chlaenius nitidulus"
*"Chlaenius tristis"
*"Chlaenius vestitus"
*"Callistus lunatus"

;Oodini
*"Oodes helopioides"

;Licinini
*"Licinus depressus"
*"Licinus punctatulus"
*"Badister bullatus"
*"Badister meridionalis"
*"Badister unipustulatus"
*"Badister sodalis"
*"Badister collaris"
*"Badister dilatatus"
*"Badister peltatus"

;Panagaeini
*"Panagaeus bipustulatus"
*"Panagaeus cruxmajor"

;Perigonini
*"Perigona nigriceps"

;Masoreini
*"Masoreus wetterhallii"

;Lebiini
*"Lebia chlorocephala"
*"Lebia cyanocephala"
*"Lebia cruxminor"
*"Lebia marginata"
*"Lebia scapularis"
*"Demetrias imperialis"
*"Demetrias atricapillus"
*"Demetrias monostigma"
*"Cymindis axillaris"
*"Cymindis macularis"
*"Cymindis vaporariorum"
*"Paradromius linearis"
*"Paradromius longiceps"
*"Dromius agilis"
*"Dromius angustus"
*"Dromius meridionalis"
*"Dromius quadrimaculatus"
*"Calodromius spilotus"
*"Philorhizus melanocephalus"
*"Philorhizus notatus"
*"Philorhizus quadrisignatus"
*"Philorhizus sigma"
*"Philorhizus vectensis"
*"Microlestes maurus"
*"Microlestes minutulus"
*"Lionychus quadrillum"
*"Syntomus foveatus"
*"Syntomus obscuroguttatus"
*"Syntomus truncatellus"

;Odacanthini
*"Odacantha melanura"

;Dryptini
*"Drypta dentata"

;Zuphiini
*"Polistichus connexus"


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