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Species Calosoma wilcoxi

Moderately large, dark green beetle - Calosoma wilcoxi Calosoma wilcoxi? - Calosoma wilcoxi Calosoma (Calodrepa) wilcoxi Leconte, 1847 ? - Calosoma wilcoxi - male Calosoma wilcoxi LeConte - Calosoma wilcoxi Calosoma scrutator - Calosoma wilcoxi - male - female Calosoma scrutator ? - Calosoma wilcoxi snazzy carabid - Calosoma wilcoxi Calosoma  wilcoxi - Calosoma wilcoxi - 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 Calodrepa)
Species wilcoxi (Calosoma wilcoxi)
Explanation of Names
Calosoma wilcoxi LeConte 1847
15-24 mm (1)
In general, smaller and duller than the similar Calosoma scrutator. See images and comments:

e. US (se.NH-se.MN to c.GA-LA-s.TX) & so.ON(2)
most BG records from May; historical reference notes from Raleigh, NC in June (3); South Carolina: April-May (1)
See Also

C. scrutator is very similar but larger
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1846-1848. A descriptive catalogue of the geodephagous Coleoptera inhabiting the United States, east of the Rocky Mountains. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, 4(6-12): 173-474.
Works Cited
1.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.