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Patterns of distribution of the genus Carabus L. in Europe: approaches and preliminary results

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The factors determining species’ distributions and assemblage compositions can be divided into three main groups: regional, caused mostly by historical reasons, zonal, reflecting macroclimatic gradients, and local, determined by local ecological conditions. This paper aims to analyze the distribution of species and the variation of species assemblages at various spatial scales within the European continent, and summarizes some preliminary results of an extensive biogeographical project.

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  • Endemic Species
  • Steppe Zone
  • Assemblage Composition
  • Carabid Beetle
  • Russian Plain

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Penev, L.D., Turin, H. (1994). Patterns of distribution of the genus Carabus L. in Europe: approaches and preliminary results. In: Desender, K., Dufrêne, M., Loreau, M., Luff, M.L., Maelfait, JP. (eds) Carabid Beetles: Ecology and Evolution. Series Entomologica, vol 51. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0968-2_6

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