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White-striped Tiger Beetle

Cylindera lemniscata


About 10 millimeters in length, bronze to metallic reddish in color with white stripes as shown.


Attracted to lights at a gas station in an urban business and residential neighborhood. Fragmented Sonoran Desert habitat includes creosote bush, prickly-pear and cholla cacti.


Formerly Cicindela lemniscata.

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1 Comment

Beautiful! I have yet to find even one :(

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Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2011
Submitted on Mar 6, 2014

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