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Fiery Searcher Beetle

Calosoma scrutator

Description:

Beautiful iridescent beetle. Found laying on the ground just outside of Fantasy of Flight attraction.

Habitat:

This beetle was found in an urban area. However there was an airfield nearby. Most likely the beetle lived in the field or perhaps in the nearby gardens.

Notes:

This beetle preys upon caterpillars.

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2 Comments

MishaCainNell
MishaCainNell 8 years ago

Thanks Teresa!

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 8 years ago

Aww! Love this!

MishaCainNell
Spotted by
MishaCainNell

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 26, 2012

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