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Green Claybank Tiger Beetle

Cicindela denverensis


Bright metallic green, medium-sized beetle. Ivory markings vary greatly from obsolete to resembling Cicindela purpurea.


Found these specimens along a sandy and rocky river beach.


Identification provided by Ted MacRae. I personally had no clue.

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Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 11 years ago

I've never seen this before! Amazing!

bugadrienne 11 years ago

Great shots!
I never see any tiger beetles where I am now. When I saw them in TN I couldn't get a good photo. You must have plenty of patience. ;)

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Pueblo, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 7, 2013
Submitted on Apr 9, 2013

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