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Black Caterpillar Hunter (Calosoma sayi)

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Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Calosoma
Species: sayi

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Positive melody On Feb 16, 2008, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:

The Black Caterpillar Hunter is a beneficial insect. It preys on caterpillars and other insects. It is primarily found in the southern US and south into the Caribbean.

In warmer parts of it's territory, it may live several years.

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