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Central American Montane Tiger Beetle

Pseudoxycheila tarsalis

Description:

It saw in San Vito, in the Biological Station Las Cruces and Botanic garden Wilson. I have searched for information about this species that I have made in my country but the information is very little that exists. Behavior: Adults are diurnal, taking cover at night and on cold days, or in heavy rain. Females can select and reject male spermatophores. Courtship and copulation of this species is distinct from congeners.

Habitat:

Native, New World. Colombia; Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama. Lowlands to uplands, on road cuts, landslides, and on open areas with sparse vegetation.

Notes:

It has also been observed near Braulio Carrillo National Park. The data and reports are few about this species but it is very interesting.

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1 Comment

KimFgr
KimFgr 4 years ago

Thank you!

KimFgr
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Corredor, Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 14, 2017
Submitted on May 31, 2017

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