Taxon profile


Forest Caterpillar Hunter
Calosoma sycophanta (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Carabidae - ground and tiger beetles »  genus Calosoma »  subgenus Calosoma

Scientific synonyms

Calosoma (Calosoma) sycophanta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carabus sycophanta Linnaeus, 1758



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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Thaumetopoea processionea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Oak Processionary, Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) - Pine Processionary, Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus, 1758) - Gypsy Moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brown-tail

Distribution maps

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [386413]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Calosoma sycophanta (Linne, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Calosoma sycophanta (Linné, 1758)]

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