Scybalicus oblongiusculus (Dejean, 1829)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Scybalicus > Scybalicus oblongiusculus

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Scybalicus oblongiusculus

Description

Size: 11-13mm
Basic colour: Mid to dark brown.
Pronotoum: Densely and coarsely punctured. Widest in front of middle and very strongly contracted to the obtuse hind angles.
Leg colour: Mid to dark brown.

Biology

RDB Category: Critically endangered
Habitat: In chalk grasslands under stones. Typically in dry, open situations but the breeding habitat in Britain is unknown.

Articles

Philp, E. (2012). Scybalicus oblongiusculus (Dejean) (Carabidae) in Kent. The Coleopterist 21(2): 104.
Hammond, P.M. & Harvey, P.R. (2008). Scybalicus oblongiusculus (Dejean) (Carabidae) apparently thriving on brownfield sites in the East Thames Corridor. The Coleopterist 17(1): 13.
Allen, A.A. (1999). Concerning Scybalicus oblongiusculus (Dejean) (Carabidae). The Coleopterist 8(1): 37.

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