Trechus rivularis (Gyllenhal, 1810)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Trechus > Epaphius > Trechus rivularis

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Trechus rivularis

Description

Size: 4.3-4.8mm
Basic colour: Dark brown, elytra almost black, irredescent. Segment 2-4 of antennae slightly darkened.
Pronotoum: Dark reddish brown. with sides strongly rounded, with sharp, slightly protruding tooth and hind angles; hind margin straight.
Leg colour: Light brown.
Confusion species: Trechus obtusus
, Confusion species: Trechus quadristriatus

Biology

Status: A fenland relict population.
RDB Category: Endangered
Habitat: In litter in lowland fens and upland mires and bogs.

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