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Carabus lafossei is a species of beetles belonging to the Carabidae family.
Carabus lafossei Wikipedia
Carabus lafossei can reach a length of about 34–39 millimetres (1.3–1.5 in). The colours are quite variable, depending on the subspecies. Head and pronotum may be red or bluish, while the elytra may be red, bluish or green, with a strong metallic luster. The surface of elytra has numerous small tubercles. These beautiful ground beetle are active only at night. They primarily feed on slugs, snails and earthworms.
This species is native to the southern provinces of China.Carabus lafossei buchi Hauser, 1913
Carabus lafossei coelestis Stewart, 1845
Carabus lafossei lafossei Feisthamel, 1845
Carabus lafossei montigradus Hauser, 1920
Carabus lafossei pseudocoelestis Kleinfeld, 1999
Carabus lafossei saturatus Hauser, 1913
Carabus lafossei tiantai Kleinfeld, 1997
Carabus lafossei tungchengensis Li, 1993