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Species Calosoma calidum - Fiery Hunter

Large spotted ground beetle - Calosoma calidum Callisthenes calidus - Calosoma calidum Beetle - Calosoma calidum Callisthenes calidus - Calosoma calidum Fiery Hunter - Calosoma calidum Unknown beetle - Calosoma calidum Calosoma calidum? Found on a sandy roadside, north central Minnesota, United States. 3/4 Spotted Ground Beetle - Calosoma calidum - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Carabinae
Tribe Carabini
Genus Calosoma (Caterpillar Hunter Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Chrysostigma)
Species calidum (Fiery Hunter)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Calosoma calidum (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Carabus calidus Fabricius 1775
Callisthenes calidus
19-25 mm(1)
Large, black, elytra with brilliant red/gold, rounded punctures(2)
MT to ME, most of Canada(3)
open places: vacant fields, sand/gravel pits, roadsides(1)
See Also
Calosoma sayi
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Identification Guide to Adults and Larvae of Northeastern North American Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Yves Bousquet. 2010. Pensoft Publishers.
2.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
3.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.