Green Beetle (?)
May 10, 2010
We found our beetle in our classroom during insect week (how lucky) so we were wondering if you could tell us what kind of beetle he is…
From Ms. Boehm’s Class
Houston, TX

Fiery Searcher

Dear Ms. Boehm’s Class,
This Fiery Searcher, Calosoma scrutator, is a type of Caterpillar Hunter.  This large, colorful beetle is frequently illustrated in insect books.

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