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Subgenus Chrysostigma

Ground Beetle Head Shot - Calosoma simplex Calosoma calidum ? - Calosoma calidum Calosoma affine Chaudoir - Calosoma affine Callisthenes affinis - Calosoma affine - male Fairy Hunter - Calosoma calidum Beautiful Black Searcher Ground Beetle? - Calosoma semilaeve Callisthenes calidus? - Calosoma calidum Calosoma calidum - Fiery Hunter - Calosoma calidum
Classification
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 Hunters)
No Taxon Subgenus Chrysostigma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=calidus species group of Lindroth 1961
Explanation of Names
Chrysostigma Kirby 1837
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(1)
Range
so. Canada to Brazil(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.