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Carabus scabrosus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Carabidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Coleoptera
Genus  Carabus
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Similar  Carabus scabrosus tauricus, Procerus, Carabus gigas, Carabus catenulatus, Carabus gebleri

Carabus scabrosus, common name Huge Violet Ground Beetle, is a species of beetles belonging to the Carabidae family.

Description

Carabus scabrosus can reach about 50 millimetres (2.0 in) in length and about 30 millimetres (1.2 in) in width in the broadest part of elytra. This is among the largest of the known Carabus beetles. The basic colour varies from bluish black to violet or dark reddish brown. The thorax is broad, truncated anteriorly and posteriorly, very slightly convex. The elytrtra are oval, convex and covered throughout with small tubercles. Also the pronotum has a rugose, granular surface.

References

Carabus scabrosus Wikipedia


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