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Brachinus sclopeta
(Fabricius, 1792)
Family: Carabidae
Size: 6.5 mm (5.0 to 7.0 mm)
Origin: Southern Europe, Mediterranean region, Northern Persia
Biology: The species lives preferably, but not exclusively, in moist habitats.
 When harassed, a corrosive liquid squirts out of the rear end with a bang
Location: Spain, Mallorca, Paguera
leg.det. U.Schmidt, 18.III.1973
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2024

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Location List Coleoptera Spain  (Google Drive)

Locality List Carabidae Palaearctic Region  (Google Drive)