Subject: Insect Identification
Location: Oklahoma, USA
September 24, 2016 11:51 pm
My son has these in his garden. What are they?
This is the larva of a Caterpillar Hunter, a Ground Beetle in the genus Calosoma. Many times immature insects have a different diet than the adults, but not so with the Caterpillar Hunters. Both larvae and adults ravenously feed on Caterpillars.