European riparian ground beetles

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The database is based on a literature review concerning Central European ground beetles and was part of workpackage 6 in the project BIOFRESH. The data were collected from relevant literature (including local journals and grey literature) as well as from unpublished collections and private data banks.

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rivers; wetlands; Biosphere; Biota; Inland Waters; Metadata


Please contact the meta data provider.
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Kathrin Januschke
Kathrin Januschke
  • Metadata Provider
+49 (0)201 183 3113
Michael-Andreas Fritze
  • Content Provider
Wolfgang Paill
  • Content Provider

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [43.49, 1.4], North East [53.08, 16.725]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1972-01-01 / 2012-01-01

Sampling Methods

specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting: data not yet available, will be checked sample type: data not yet available, will be checked

Study Extent covered timeframe: year from 1972 to 2012 historical data: no replicate samples: no number of samples: 352

Method step description:

  1. commonly used series of methods steps regarding terrestrial invertebrates (e.g. sampling, identification, data management)

Additional Metadata

Michael-Andreas Fritze: German data Wolfgang Paill: Austrian data TR?: Italian (+Belgian, Swiss, Dutch) data

Alternative Identifiers BF_CF10