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Carabus arvensis

Carabus arvensis

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Carabinae
Tribus: Carabini
Genus: Carabus
Division: Carabus div. Carabogenici
Subdivision: Carabus subdiv. Digitulati
Subgenus: Carabus (Eucarabus)
Species: Carabus arvensis
Subspecies: C. a. faldermanni
Name

Carabus arvensis Herbst, 1784
References

Subgenus Eucarabus Gehin, 1885 (Carabidae: Carabus) - atlas of beetles of Russia [1]

Carabus arvensis is a species of beetle in family Carabidae. It is found in the Palearctic[1]

Description

A large granulate bronze or green ground beetle with a body length of 16-20mm.
Distribution

Europe north to the Arctic Circle and east across the Palearctic to Siberia , Sakhalin and Japan.
Biology

A montane moorland and blanket bog species in the West. Found in dry woods in the East.
References

Lindroth, C. H. (1974). Coleoptera: Carabidae. Handbooks ident. Br. Insects 4(2): 1-146. British Entomological Society, London.

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