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Kobrin district

Fauna

RIDGE SLIZNEED

Class: INSECTS (INSECTA)
Group: COLEOPTEROUS (COLEOPTERA)
Family: GROUND BEETLES (CARABIDAE)

Look: CHLAENIUS COSTULATUS MOTSCHULSKY, 1859
         RABRYSTY SLIZNYAED

Category of protection: III CATEGORY



International importance: No.

Description:
Length of a bug is 11-12,5 mm. Top metal - green, bronze or copper, brilliant. Short moustaches and legs black. Perednespinka on each side is valikoobrazno bordered, with 3 smooth longitudinal Kiel, intervals between them opaque. Wing sheaths with 3 smooth convex edges everyone.

Rasprostraniyeniye:
Euro-Ob gigrofilny look. It is known from the territory of the Berezinsky biospheric reserve, Bialowieza Forest, Stolbtsovsky and Drogichinsky districts, surrounding Mogilev, Vitebsk and the Town.

Habitats:
Prefers boggy meadows in the floodplain of the rivers, and also low-lying bogs and bogs of transitional type. Meets locally, sometimes in large numbers.

Biology:
View with spring type of reproduction. The greatest activity is noted at the end of May - the beginning of June. The biology is studied poorly.

Number and tendency of its change:
The look is dated for the threatened biocenoses. On low-lying bogs it is usual, sometimes dominates.

Major factors of threat:
Reduction of the areas of dwelling of a look in connection with drainage of low-lying bogs and carrying out economic activity in the water protection zone of the rivers.

Protection measures:
Identification of new habitats of a look and their protection. Observance of an order of conducting economic activity in the water protection zone of the rivers.

Originators: Gurin V. M.


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