Species Details

Calosoma calidum

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected in June and July. IdentificationThis species, in the subgenus Chrysostigma, is black, or dark piceous, sometimes with faint bronzy lustre, elytral foveae brilliantly golden coppery or green. Prothorax broad, with evenly curved, widely reflexed sides, and strongly rounded hind angles. Elytra with margin serrate behind the shoulder, striae deep, intervals with strongly engraved transverse lines, dorsal foveae large, rounded, somewhat varying in size, but at least in part broader than the corresponding interval. Length 19 to 25 mm.

Scientific Name Calosoma calidum Habitat This species is pronouncedly terricolous and inhabits open, rather dry fields with low vegetation. Seasonality Adults have been collected in June and July. Identification
This species, in the subgenus Chrysostigma, is black, or dark piceous, sometimes with faint bronzy lustre, elytral foveae brilliantly golden coppery or green. Prothorax broad, with evenly curved, widely reflexed…
This species, in the subgenus Chrysostigma, is black, or dark piceous, sometimes with faint bronzy lustre, elytral foveae brilliantly golden coppery or green. Prothorax broad, with evenly curved, widely reflexed sides, and strongly rounded hind angles. Elytra with margin serrate behind the shoulder, striae deep, intervals with strongly engraved transverse lines, dorsal foveae large, rounded, somewhat varying in size, but at least in part broader than the corresponding interval. Length 19 to 25 mm.
Life History The beetles are active until the beginning of August and then overwinter. Conservation Common. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are voracious predators on Bombycimorph caterpillars. Range This species is wide ranging in both United States and Canada. In Alberta this species is found only in a few central localities.

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"Species Details - Calosoma calidum, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-1398. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 60 specimens of this Species.

58 results plotted on map in 26 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM1778 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calahoo Collected ByFrank, J. H. Date Collected1968-06-19

UASM1779 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-29

UASM1780 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-07-04

UASM1781 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-15

UASM1782 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-18

UASM1783 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-07-02

UASM1784 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-15

UASM1785 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-25

UASM1786 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-07-04

UASM1787 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-29

UASM1788 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-27

UASM1789 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-25

UASM1790 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-13

UASM1791 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-22

UASM1792 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-06-15

UASM1793 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Date Collected1984-07-02

UASM1794 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Winefred Lake Collected ByShpeley, D. Date Collected1989-06-17/1989-06-19

UASM1795 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Ellerslie Collected ByCarcamo, H. Date Collected1991-06-13

UASM1796 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Ellerslie Collected ByCarcamo, H. Date Collected1991-06-12

UASM1964 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Morinville Collected ByMcDougall, E. S. Date Collected1923

UASM53341 - Calosoma calidum

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Chisholm Collected ByPhillips, I. D. Date Collected2002-07-10/2002-07-22

Adult Seasonal Distribution