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Carabus smaragdinus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Coleoptera
Genus  Carabus
Higher classification  Carabus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Carabidae
Scientific name  Carabus smaragdinus
Rank  Species
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Division  Carabus div. Multistriati
Similar  Beetle, Insect, Ground beetle, Carabus, Acoptolabrus mirabilissimus

Carabus smaragdinus is a species of beetle belonging to the family Carabidae.

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Subspecies

  • Carabus smaragdinus branickii Taczanowski, 1887
  • Carabus smaragdinus dolichognathus Deuve, 1995
  • Carabus smaragdinus euviridis (Ishikawa & Kim, 1983)
  • Carabus smaragdinus furumiellus Deuve, 1994
  • Carabus smaragdinus hoenggandoensis (Kwon & Lee, 1984)
  • Carabus smaragdinus honanensis Hauser, 1921
  • Carabus smaragdinus hongdoensis (Kwon & Lee, 1984)
  • Carabus smaragdinus liaodongensis (Li, 1992)
  • Carabus smaragdinus longipennis Chaudoir, 1863
  • Carabus smaragdinus mandschuricus Semenov, 1898
  • Carabus smaragdinus monilifer Tatum, 1847
  • Carabus smaragdinus pinganensis Hauser, 1920
  • Carabus smaragdinus shantungensis Born, 1910
  • Carabus smaragdinus smaragdinus Fischer, 1823
  • Carabus smaragdinus yanggangensis Deuve & Li, 2000
  • Carabus smaragdinus zhongtiaoshanus Imura & Yamaya, 1994
  • Description

    Carabus smaragdinus can reach a length of about 30–45 millimetres (1.2–1.8 in). Body is quite slender and the surface is metallic green or reddish coppery, depending on subspecies. Elytra are broad, robust and longitudinally crossed by rows of small dotted points like bumps. Adults can be found from May through September. They mainly eat small creatures like the earthworm.

    Distribution

    This species is native to the Far East. It can be found in North and South Korea, and in China; from Inner Mongolia to Jilin and Henan to the east and Shanxi to the west.

    References

    Carabus smaragdinus Wikipedia


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