Bringing environmental and ecological

threats lower to endangered species

Ground Beetle

Trechus terrabravensis

Ground Beetle

Pseudanchomenus aptinoides

Ironclad beetle

Tarphius floresensis

The LIFE BEETLES project is a nature conservation project co-financed by the European Union and coordinated by the Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, having the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change as partner, with a global investment of 1,76 million euros that will run for 5 years (from January 2020 until December 2024).

The project aim is to improve the population size, distribution area and conservation status of tree endemic beetle species: Ironclade beetle (Tarphius floresensis)ย  on Flores island,ย Laurocho (Pseudanchomenus aptinoides) on Pico Island and Ground beetle (Trechus terrabravensis ) on Terceira Island.

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Last update: 13/05/2022

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๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐™‹๐™š๐™ง๐™จ๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™– ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ข ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒฬ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ต๐—ฎ

Within the LIFE BEETLES project, the operational team of the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, acted to control the invasive species ๐˜—๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ at Mistรฉrio da Praianha, on Pico (...)

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