Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum Dejean, 1831

Calosoma glabratum Dejean, 1831: 565 (type: Colombia; coll. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)
Calosoma bolivianum Géhin, 1885: 65 (type: Bolivia; coll. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)
Calosoma (Carabosoma) glabratum Breuning, 1927: 103
Calosoma (Carabosoma) glabratum var. bolivianum Breuning, 1927: 103
Callitropa (Acamegonia) glabrata Lapouge, 1932: 388
Callitropa (Acamegonia) glabrata boliviana Lapouge, 1932: 388
Camedula (Camedula) glabratum Jeannel, 1940: 204
Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum Gidaspow, 1963: 280
Calosoma (Carabomimus) bolivianum Erwin, 2007: 89
Calosoma (Carabosoma) glabratum Erwin, 2007: 94


Length 20-25 mm. glabratum, as happen with peregrinator and sponsa, is characterized by the presence of setae on the metatrochanters. Moreover, it is easy to differentiate because it is a relatively small species with smooth and shiny elytra, with slight striae, and with rather transverse pronotum. It is found in Central America in Panama, Colombia and Bolivia, to which Jeannel (1940: 204) added Peru.
Erwin (2007: 89) seems to consider Calosoma (Carabomimus) bolivianum Gehin 1885 as a distinct species, contrary to the opinion of Jeannel, who in his time examined the type.

Material examined:
Bolivia: (type Calosoma bolivianum, MNHN)
Colombia: (type Calosoma glabratum, MNHN); dep. Antiquia (SB); dep. Cundinamarca: Bogotá (NMP, SB), Pandi (Breuning, 1928a: 105)
Panama: distr. Barù: Chiriqui (EM, SB)

Notes: Winged. It lives on grassland and cultivated field from midlands at 700m. up to an altitude of 2600m. Adults have been found in May (Erwin, 2007: 94).

Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum
Dejean, 1831
Colombia: Antiquia, (coll. Le Moult)
Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum
Dejean, 1831
Panama: Chirique
Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum
Dejean, 1831
Colombie (lectotype)
(coll. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)
Calosoma (Camedula) glabratum
Dejean, 1831
Bolivia (holotype of Calosoma bolivianum Géhin, 1885)
(coll. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)

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