Poecilus cupreus

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Poecilus cupreus
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Poecilus cupreus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Harpalinae
Genus: Poecilus
Subgenus: Poecilus (Poecilus)
Species: P. cupreus
Binomial name
Poecilus cupreus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Poecilus cupreus is a species of ground beetle native to the Palearctic (including Europe). In Europe, it is found in almost every country, and is only absent in a number of small states and islands: Andorra, the Azores, the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, the Cyclades Islands, Cyprus, the Dodecanese Islands, the Faroe Islands, Franz Josef Land, Gibraltar, Iceland, Madeira, Malta, Monaco, the North Aegean Islands, Novaya Zemlya, San Marino, Selvagens Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, and Vatican City.

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