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Tiger Beetles of the United States

Tiger Beetles of New York

No Common Name (Cicindela tranquebarica)
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No Common Name (Cicindela tranquebarica)

This species is 12-16 mm in length. Dorsal coloration is dark bronze-brown to black with complete maculations. This species utilizes a great variety of habitats. These are usually clay or sandy soils, and include sand dunes, prairies, alkali flats, gravel pits, eroded slopes, beaches, and roads. This spring/fall species has a 2 year lifecycle.

(Cicindela tranquebarica)
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