Pterostichus (Platysma) niger Schaller, 1783,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Pterostichus (Platysma) niger Schaller, 1783


Pterostichus (Platysma) niger Schaller, 1783 


Palearctic species ( Hůrka 1996). It can be found in mainland Italy and Sardinia ( Vigna Taglianti 2005).


Macropterous. Lives in moist habitats, indifferent to shade: meadows, forests, water margins with vegetation; from lowlands to mountains, frequently in hills ( Hůrka 1996).