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Caterpillar Hunter Beetle

Calosoma sycophanta

Description:

About as large as the end of an adult man's thumb.

Habitat:

Was found on the side of a building located within Tennessee's Cherokee National Forest.

Notes:

This species was introduced to New England to control Gypsy Moths in the early 20th century.

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e.drinnon
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e.drinnon

Johnson City, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 5, 2014
Submitted on Jun 12, 2014

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