Calosoma (Campalita) chinense Kirby, 1818

Calosoma chinense Kirby, 1818: 379 (type China, Natural History Museum, London)
Callisoma aeneum Motschulsky, 1859: 489 (holotype: Daur. mer., Amur; Zoological Museum of Moscow University)
Calosoma chinense ogumae Matsumura, 1911: 109 (type: Sachalin; Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan)
Calosoma (Callistriga) maderae yunnanense Breuning, 1927: 217 (holotype: Yunnan, Szetsong, 2000 m.; Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Leiden)
Calosoma (Callistriga) maderae chinense Breuning, 1927: 217
Caminara (Campalita) chinensis Lapouge, 1929-32: 412
Caminara (Campalita) chinensis indica yunnanensis Lapouge, 1929-32: 412
Campalita chinense Jeannel, 1940: 116
Campalita chinense liaoningense Li, 1992: 16 (holotype: Liaoning; coll. J. Li, Dandong, China
Campalita chinense dianxicum Deuve et Tian, 2000: 198 (holotype: Yunnan, Longchuan; South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou)

Length 25-30 mm. The populations of chinense generally consist of individuals of large body, with the pronotum slightly angular, with distinct basal angles widely rounded and with the elytra typically enlarged in their posterior third. The upper body is light bronze, the sculpture of the elytra is uniformly granular, without any striae or any trace of alignment.
chinense represents the eastern expansion of the group of species-related to maderae, being present in China, while to the east extending in Korea, Manchuria, Sakhalin and Japanese archipelago. The slopes of Himalayas (Yunnan plateau) are occupied by a population of small size, with the sculpture of their elytra consisting in grainy striae still distinguishable (yunnanense Breun. 1927). This population presents a stage of evolution of the sculpture of the elytra comparable to that reported for maderae indicum of Nepal but it can be surely attributed to chinense for the unmistakable body shape.

Examined specimens and literature’s data
China. Helongjiang Harbin (Deuve, 1997: 55); Hebei: Zhangjiakou (Kalgan) (Breuning, 1927: 217), Beijing (=Pékin) (SB); ShenYang (=Mukden) (EM); Yunnan (GP), Yunnan, Lugu Lake (AVT), Shizong (=Szetong) (type of maderae yunnanense, NBC), Longchuan (type of chinense dianxicum, Deuve & Tian 2000: 198); Qinghai: Yining city (VV); Liaoning: Mt Toudaogou (SB), Zhoujia (SB), Mt.Houshan (SB); Gansu: Dinxi (Deuve, 1997: 55); Shaanxi: Siao-k’iao-pan (Deuve, 1997: 55);
Japan. Hokkaido: Asahikawa (SB), Asahi (SB), Yamabe (SB), Sapporo (EM); Honshu: Chiba (SB), Osaka (EM), Kyoto (EM), Tokyo (SB); Shikoku: Ehime (SB)
North Korea: Ryanggang, Mt P'urun-bong (, Chagang-do, Chŏmam-san (SB).
Russia. Siberie (SB); Ussuri: Saputinski Nat. Park (SB), Primor env. Lake Khasan, (; Ussurigeb. (SB); Seaside and south of Khabarovsk Krai, Yevreyskaya (Sundukov, 2013: 85); South Sakhalin: Dolinsk (SB); Kuril Islands: Iturup and Kunashir islands (Sundukov, 2013: 85)

South Korea: Seoul (EM).
Notes: Winged, adults and larvae feed mostly on caterpillar. They are soil dwellers but can be also climb at some extent on trees. Active individuals were captured from April to October. There are records (Burgess & Collins, 1917: 114) of specimens overwintering.

Calosoma (Campalita) chinense
Kirby, 1818
China Pékin (Beijing)
Calosoma (Campalita) chinense
Kirby, 1818
Japan Chiba pref.,Ichikawa, 8.VIII.75, Horita lgt
Calosoma (Campalita) chinense
Hope, 1831
China: Yunnan, Lugu Lake - Luo Shui, 27°45'N 100°45'E,
8-9.VII.1992, S. Becvar lgt. (coll. Vigna Taglianti)