Morphometric variation of Abax parallelepipedus (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783), (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in rural – urban areas

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Title Morphometric variation of Abax parallelepipedus (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783), (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in rural – urban areas
 
Creator Langraf, Vladimír
Petrovičová, Kornélia
Babošová, Ramona
Krumpálová, Zuzana
Schlarmannová, Janka
 
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