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Woodland Ground Beetle

Pterostichus aethiops


1,5 cm big bug. Usually is a 12 - 14 mm long shiny black ground beetle. Predatory, usually living under stones or in heather litter on moorland.


A European temperate species found from the British Isles east to Perm in Russia, south to Serbia and north into southern Fennoscandia and Finland.

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Zagreb, Croatia

Spotted on Apr 11, 2013
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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