Identification of Conservation Status of Ground-Beetles of Procerus Species-Complex (Carabidae, Carabus) in Armenia and Elaboration of Protection Measures

Organization National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

Director: Tigran Ghrejyan

Country/countries of implementation: Armenia

Geographical coverage: National

Source: The Rufford Foundation

Start Date: 2018-03-28

End Date: 2019-04-13


Keywords Vulnerable Species Conservation Status Ground-Beetles Armenia


The project is aimed to the study and red-listing of the taxa of Procerus –beautiful and, in other hand, most vulnerable beetles of the family Carabidae presented in Armenia by several taxa of specific and subspecific level, and elaboration of their protection measures. It is supposed to distinguish subordinate taxa of Procerus in the country, to reveal current distributional data, data on abundance of each taxon, conditions of containing habitats, existing threats, etc., for further estimation of their conservation status, elaboration and submission recommendations on conservation measures for Armenian Procerus taxa to stakeholders.

Participants Tigran Ghrejyan