Calosoma sycophanta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Calosoma > Calosoma sycophanta

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Calosoma sycophanta

Description

Size: 24-30mm
Basic colour: Metallic blue, golden-green.
Pattern colour: Head and pronotum bluish metallic, elytra bright golden-green with coppery reflection.
Pronotoum: With raised borders throughout.

Biology

Status: Occasional immigrant found in the southern half of England.
Habitat: Deciduous and coniferous forests

Articles

Miquel, M.E. (2005). Belated records of Calosoma sycophanta (Linnaeus) (Carabidae) from Thetford Forest Park, Suffolk. The Coleopterist 14(3): 124.

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