Class: INSECTS (INSECTA)
Group: COLEOPTEROUS (COLEOPTERA)
Family: GROUND BEETLES (CARABIDAE)
Look: CHLAENIUS COSTULATUS MOTSCHULSKY, 1859
Category of protection: III CATEGORY
International importance: No.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.