Thermophilum homoplatum (Two-spotted ground beetle)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Coleoptera (beetles) > Suborder: Adephaga > Family: Carabidae (ground beetles) > Subfamily: Anthiinae

A predator of other ground-dwelling insects. Found mainly in savanna, woodland and grassland regions of southern Africa and beyond.

 

Thermophilum homoplatum, Satara Camp, Kruger National Park. [image H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

 

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