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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Some moths and hymenoptera accompanied the butterflies; and a fine beetle (Calosoma) flew on board.
Although many had incorrectly identified the beetles as cockroaches, Zinette Moussa, head of the entomology laboratory at the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, said they were in fact Calosoma inquisitor, a species of ground beetle native to Europe and Asia Minor.
Seasonal % Volume Spring Summer Fall Winter (n = 26) (n = 23) (n = 37) (n = 19) Mammals Sus scrofa 36.5 28.1 4.7 7.8 Odocoileus virginianus 14.0 2.2 6.9 37.4 Procyon lotor 14.0 4.4 2.1 8.2 Syluilagus palustris 8.2 0.2 2.4 4.0 Dasypus novemcinctus 0.0 3.5 0.4 0.0 Sciurus carolinensis 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 Oryzomys palustris 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 Sigmodon hispidus 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 Unidentified mammal 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1 Subtotal 74.6 38.5 18.3 57.5 Birds, unidentified 9.5 0.0 0.1 4.7 Reptiles 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 Fish, unidentified 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 Invertebrates Coleoptera Scarabaeidae 0.7 2.2 1.1 0.1 Carabidae 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.4 Curculionidae 0.1 0.0 trace 0.2 Calosoma sp.
Despues de analizar la morfologia de las estructuras clave y de comparar nuestros ejemplares con otros de diferentes colecciones, se considera que los especimenes colectados en la RNRM estan mas cercanos a la especie Calosoma fulgens Chaudoir, registrada desde Cali (Colombia) hasta el oriente de Panama en la Peninsula de Azuero (ERWIN, 1991), que las tres especies registradas para Colombia (MARTINEZ, 2005b).
(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.