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(Maps updated 30th November 2009)
Pterostichus minor (Gyllenhal, 1827)
Description: 7-8.5mm long black predatory ground beetle, living in fens and marshes. Widespread but local.
World Distribution: A Eurosiberian Wide-temperate species (64) distributed across Europe, except the extreme south, and into western Siberia.
Irish Status: Widespread and common in a variety of wetland types.