Amara (Amara) aenea (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

Amara (Amara) aenea (De Geer, 1774)
status

 

Amara (Amara) aenea (De Geer, 1774) 

Distribution

From Macaronesia across Europe and the Mediterranean Region to Western Siberia (http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=382134).

Notes

Xerophilous species, mainly inhabiting grassland, gardens, dunes and wasteland ( Luff 2007). In agricultural land it is found in arable cultivations, pastureland, clover and alfalfa fields ( Thiele 1977), where it prefers autumn planted crops ( Holland and Luff 2000). In this study it was rare. It was found in the maize field in the heterogeneous area (n = 2) and in the olive grove in the homogeneous area (n = 2).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Amara