Holcaspis brevicula Butcher, 1984
Eyrewell ground beetle
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: 9 February 2005 (Brockerhoff et al., 2005)
Eyrewell Forest, Waimakariri District, Canterbury region, South Island, New Zealand
Biology & Ecology
Original scientific description:
Butcher, M. R. (1984). A revision of the Genus Holcaspis (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 14: 47-99.
Allott, Amber. (16 January, 2021). Final search for critically endangered Canterbury beetle turns up nothing. Available from: https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/123923932/final-search-for-critically-endangered-canterbury-beetle-turns-up-nothing [Accessed 10 April 2021]
Brockerhoff, E. G., Berndt, L. A. and Jactel, H. (2005). Role of exotic pine forests in the conservation of the critically endangered New Zealand ground beetle Holcaspis brevicula (Coleoptera: Carabidae). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 29(1): 37-43.
Fuller, Lauren, Johns, Peter M. and Ewers, Robert M. (2013). Assessment of protected area coverage of threatened ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae): a new analysis for New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37(2): 184-192.