calosoma


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Related to calosoma: Calosoma scrutator
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Noun1.calosoma - any beetle of the genus Calosomacalosoma - any beetle of the genus Calosoma  
carabid beetle, ground beetle - predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
genus Calosoma - genus of large predaceous ground beetles that feed on injurious caterpillars
Calosoma scrutator, searcher beetle, searcher - large metallic blue-green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America
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Calosoma cancellatum Eschscholtz, Calathus ruficollis Casey, Calathus ingratus Dejean, and Pterostichus adstrictus Eschscholtz.
family Coccinellidae); Calosoma ground beetles (family Carabidae).
1996)), ground beetles (Carabus coriaceus (Riecken & Raths 1996) and Calosoma affine (Wallin 1991)) have been tagged and tracked successfully with harmonic radar, a method similar to PIT tagging.
Speciation patterns of invertebrates have been, in contrast, much less studied, and only recently have genetic studies been conducted on Coleoptera such as the tenebrionid Stomium (Finston & Peck 1995), the chrysomelid Nesaecrepidia (Verdyck & Desender 1999), the carabid Calosoma (Desender & Verdyck 2000; Verdyck et al.
2 0 1 0 0 1 Calosoma affine Chaudoir 0 1 0 0 1 Calosoma parvicolle Fall 0 1 0 1 2 Cymindis sp.