First record of Apristus europaeus Mateu, 1980 (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in Croatia

  title={First record of Apristus europaeus Mateu, 1980 (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in Croatia},
  author={A. Brigi{\'c} and S. Slivar and S. Vuj{\vc}i{\'c}-Karlo and M. Kerovec},
Apristus europaeus was recorded for the first time in Croatia. It was found in the dry river bed of the temporary Krčić River (Dalmatian Zagora region), situated beneath the Dinara Mountains. This record represents the southeasternmost distribution border of this species in Europe. Apristus europaeus was sampled with pitfall traps in July 2014. The substrate was composed of boulders, without mosses or algae. Microclimatic conditions were unfavourable for soil invertebrates, since the dry river… Expand

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