Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
No Common Name (Cicindela limbalis)
Body length is commonly 12-16 mm. Dorsal surfaces are reddish purple, and rarely dull green or brown. Maculations are reduced and incomplete. Common habitat is usually steep, moist bare clay soil, including open hill tops, dirt roads, and especially river or stream banks. This is a spring/fall species with adults found from April through June, and again from late August through September. This species has a 3-year lifecycle.