Chlaenius nitidulus (Schrank, 1781)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Chlaenius > Chlaenius nitidulus


Chlaenius nitidulus


Size: 10.5-12.5mm
Basic colour: Bright metallic golden-green.
Pronotoum: Sides contracted and slightly sinuate in front of hind angles, punctuation distinct, occasionally rugose.
Leg colour: Pale yellow-brown with femora and tarsi slightly darker.
Confusion species: Chlaenius nigricornis


Status: Last recorded in 1930. Only known from the coast of Dorset , Sussex and the Isle of Wight.
RDB Category: Endangered
Habitat: Damp seepages under coastal cliffs.

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