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Laurentian Tiger Beetle or Green Claybank Tiger Beetle

Species Cicindela denikei - Laurentian Tiger Beetle Species Cicindela denverensis - Green Claybank Tiger Beetle

Description:

Bright iridescent green ~3/4" long

Habitat:

On the banks of and near creek. Damp areas

Notes:

The picture does not show the intensity of the green, but I chased the bug a while trying a better picture but to no avail. Thanks to everyone for the input based on the colors it matches is the: Species Cicindela denikei - Laurentian Tiger Beetle http://bugguide.net/node/view/124532/bgp... but I wont object if you feel it is the: Species Cicindela denverensis - Green Claybank Tiger Beetle http://bugguide.net/node/view/230316/bgp...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Green Tiger Beetle
Cicindela campestris Cicindela campestris


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2 Comments

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 years ago

Looks like a Common Tiger Beetle of some kind. Cicindela sp.
Would need closer details to tell which one as there are a few iridescent green ones. See through here and see if you have an idea.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/563/bgpage...

hope.martin
hope.martin 7 years ago

Or maybe Cicindela sexguttata (Six spotted tiger beetle)...?

CB
Spotted by
CB

North Richland Hills, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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