Poecilus kugelanni (Panzer, 1797)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Poecilus > Poecilus kugelanni

Common name: 

Kugelann's Green Clock


Poecilus kugelanni


Size: 12-14mm
Basic colour: Head and pronotum red, elytra metallic green.
Other colour forms: Rare
Pronotoum: Sides evenly rounded, side borders not widening posteriorly. Inner fovea deepened and extended forwards, outer foveae indistinct.
Leg colour: Black.

UK Priority Species data collation Poecilus kugelanni


Status: Scarce. Local in southern and south-west England.
UKBAP Species: Yes
Habitat: Sand pits, exposed sandy banks and dry heaths.
Other notes: Elytral striae distinctly punctured. Wings present.


Sage, B. (2006). The status of Poecilus kugelanni (Panzer) (Carabidae) in Norfolk. The Coleopterist 15(3): 114.

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