Calosoma (Australodrepa) schayeri

Green Carab Beetle



Observer

Tags / Aspects

Description

25mm long. Metallic green elytra and head and metallic red pronotum. Attracted to activity or lights at night at the local school yard.

Date & Time

  2013-10-10 12:14 AM

Location

-37.895718 , 145.314445 : m

Discussion

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  1. Unknown  Green Carab Beetle - These beetles can emit a strong carbolic acid smell when handled. Active at night hunting slower prey and can be useful in controlling armyworms or cutworms. A very active and aware beetle.

    Reply • 17 Oct 2013




NS Observation No. 53B39858E35EB1298401056E
Created 2013-10-17 04:06 AM (over 5 years ago)
Created By Mark Ridgway
Updated 2015-02-14 12:02 AM (about 4 years ago)
Updated By Mark Ridgway
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