Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) rufipes (De Geer, 1774)

Chapman, Anna Nicola, 2014, The Influence of Landscape Heterogeneity - Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Fthiotida, Central Greece, Biodiversity Data Journal 2, pp. 1082-1082: 1082

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1082

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scientific name

Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) rufipes (De Geer, 1774)
status

 

Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) rufipes (De Geer, 1774)  

Distribution

From the Azores, across Europe, to North Africa and Western China ( Arndt et al. 2011).

Notes

It is polyphagous and prefers open, dry habitats and light soils. It is most often found on arable land ( Luff 2007 & Thiele 1977). In this study, the species was common. It was found in the cotton field in the homogeneous area (n = 12), the maize field in the heterogeneous area (n = 622), the maize field in the homogeneous area (n = 716), the olive grove in the homogeneous area (n = 2) and the wheat field in the homogeneous area (n = 16).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Harpalus