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Calosoma sycophanta Linnaeus 1758 (forest caterpillar hunter)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 292514

Alternative combination: Carabus sycophanta

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Calosoma according to E. Gersdorf 1976

Sister taxa: Calosoma (Callisthenes), Calosoma agassizi, Calosoma brunneum, Calosoma calvini, Calosoma caraboides, Calosoma catenulatum, Calosoma ceresti, Calosoma cockerelli, Calosoma emmonsi, Calosoma escheri, Calosoma escrobiculatum, Calosoma fernquisti, Calosoma grasui, Calosoma heeri, Calosoma inquisitor, Calosoma jaccardi, Calosoma maderae, Calosoma nauckianum, Calosoma semilaeve

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 22.7 x 10.1