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Carabus morbillosus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Carabidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Coleoptera
Subfamily  Carabinae
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Similar  Dixus sphaerocephalus, Chlaenius festivus, Orthomus, Sphodrus, Scobicia chevrieri

Carabus morbillosus


Carabus morbillosus is a beetle of the Carabidae family.

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Description

Calosoma retusum reaches about 30 millimetres (1.2 in) in length. These beetles usually have a bright metallic bronze green coloration. They feed on snails and small insects.

Distribution

This species occurs in France, Italy, Malta, Spain and in North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia).

Subspecies

  • Carabus morbillosus alternans Palliardi, 1825
  • Carabus morbillosus constantinus Kraatz, 1899
  • Carabus morbillosus cychrisans Lapouge, 1899
  • Carabus morbillosus macilentus Vacher de Lapouge, 1899
  • Carabus morbillosus maroccanus Bedel, 1895
  • Carabus morbillosus morbillosus Fabricius, 1792
  • References

    Carabus morbillosus Wikipedia


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