Nebria brevicollis/salina

N.brevicollis hind tarsus
These two species appear almost identical, especially in the field, but can be easily separated:
1. Hind Tarsi. In salina the dorsal surface is glabrous, in brevicollis they have long fine hairs on all segments. It should be noted that this difference only applies to the hind tarsi (Lindroth, 1974, incorrectly suggested all tarsi).
2. Elytral reticulation. A good confirmatory character. In brevicollis this only visible at X50 plus whereas it is far clearer in salina visible at X20-X30.

N.salina hind tarsus