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Pizzolotto R (2021): Carabids in beech forests, Calabria, Italy. v1.2. Dept. Biology Ecology and Earth Sciences - Università della Calabria. Dataset/Samplingevent. http://ipt.gbif.fr/resource?r=prova&v=1.2
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Beech forests along the "Strada delle Vette", within the Sila plateaux, Calabria, Italy
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [39.272, 16.394], North East [39.333, 16.485]|
Carabid beetles, identified to species level
|Species||Coleoptera, Carabidae (carabids)|
|Start Date / End Date||1998-06-02 / 1998-09-21|
|Start Date / End Date||2007-06-13 / 2007-10-31|
No Description available
|Title||Carabids of the Sila beech forests|
The personnel involved in the project:
Ground beetles were collected, from June to September 1998 (sample sites FaV1-4), and from June to October 2007 (sample site MS4), by pitfall traps, to obtain a “year’s sample”, which is the sum of the collections made during the research campaign.
|Study Extent||The study area was in Italy, Calabria, within the Sila plateau, along the road "Strada delle Vette"|
Method step description:
- The traps were plastic vessels with an upper diameter of 9.2 cm, a depth of 11 cm and a small opening at 4 cm below the border, to avoid rainwater overflowing, filled with 200ml of a conservative mixture made of wine vinegar and 5% formaldehyde.
|Collection Name||Carabid Collection of the Dept.B.E.S.T. - Calabria University|
|Specimen preservation methods||Alcohol, Pinned|
|Curatorial Units||Count 15,765 +/- 10 specimen|