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Tiger beetle


Iridescent small green beetle. About 1/2 in long. From Mississippi.


Lake area.

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James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago

Nice spotting. Welcome to PN

Alex the Bugman
Alex the Bugman 7 years ago

Tiger beetle! Beautiful!

mambadger 8 years ago

Thank you, LivanEscudero! Trying to help my daughter with a school project:)

LivanEscudero 8 years ago

It is a Tiger Beetle, but there are so many of them and so many similar ones that I am not at all sure as to species. I think it is something similar to if not this one:
I picked it for being one of the ones posted on bugguide from Mississippi, but feel free to look through these:

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Apr 27, 2013

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