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Hairy Necked Tiger Beetle

Cicindela hirticollis

Description:

Possibly Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetle. Pretty cool looking small beetle, and a new one for me

Habitat:

Beach area

Notes:

Augustine Beach along the Delaware Canal

1 species ID suggestions

hudwit
hudwit 4 years ago
Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle
Cicindela hirticollis

1 Comment

Michael69
Michael69 3 years ago

I am an endangered species biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and I am the species lead for the Northeastern beach tiger beetle (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis). This is not the Northeastern beach tiger beetle, but the hairy-necked tiger beetle (C. hirticollis).

Delaware, USA

Lat: 39.51, Long: -75.58

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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