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Virginia Metallic Tiger Beetle larva

Tetracha virginica


Tiger beetle larva found in my landscaping at night.


Landscaping, rural deciduous area, Clermont County


Fun fact: These nocturnal larvae dig perfectly cylindrical burrows and sit flush with the entrance at night, waiting to ambush unsuspecting prey.

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 38.93, Long: -84.17

Spotted on Oct 4, 2016
Submitted on Jun 11, 2017

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