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Tiger beetle

Description:

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

Habitat:

Lake area.

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4 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Nice spotting. Welcome to PN

Alex the Bugman
Alex the Bugman 6 years ago

Tiger beetle! Beautiful!

mambadger
mambadger 7 years ago

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

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 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:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/464129
I picked it for being one of the ones posted on bugguide from Mississippi, but feel free to look through these:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/563/bgpage...

mambadger
Spotted by
mambadger

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

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

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