Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Carabidae > Genus: Carabus > Species: Carabus violaceus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Carabus violaceus andrzejuscii Fischer von Waldheim, 1823 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus azurescens Dejean, 1826 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus dryas Gistel, 1857 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus mixtus GĂ©hin, 1876 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus ottonis Csiki, 1909 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus picenus A. Villa & G.B. Villa, 1838 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus purpurascens Fabricius, 1787 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus salisburgensis Kraatz, 1879 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus violaceus Linnaeus, 1758 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Carabus violaceus volffii Dejean, 1826 Fauna Europaea (2005)

Carabus violaceus Linnaeus, 1758

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

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External data

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One item found.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2011-10-17 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives (2009-2010) habitat derogations

Summary of derogations for species

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Lubelskie 2010-10-29 2011-02-28 uncnown the number of local populations Capture for keeping in captivity none
Lubelskie 2010-10-29 2011-02-28 uncnown the number of local populations Deliberate destruction in the wild none
Lubelskie 2010-10-29 2011-02-28 uncnown the number of local populations Deliberate picking in the wild none
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