Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Thermophilum
Family: Carabidae (Insecta/Coleoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
decemguttatum var. elongatum
NOTES

Small ground beetle up to 28 mm with ridges on its back. Active predators which pursue their prey. The head is flattened with forward pointing mandibles.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1764)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The pronotum is reddish and there are brownish hairs between the ridges
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Ground beetle
Beetle
Habitat
NOTES: Commonly seen running across the road at high speed
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year



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