caterpillar hunter


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caterpillar hunter

n
(Animals) any of various carabid beetles of the genus Calosoma, of Europe and North America, which prey on the larvae of moths and butterflies
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The paper wasps that nest under the eaves are not usually picnic pests, and are great caterpillar hunters, so unless the nest is near a doorway, it's best to leave them be.