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Central American Montane Tiger Beetle

Pseudoxycheila tarsalis


On the ground, on mostly shady forest trails and dirt roads, Arenal Observatory Lodge.


These beetles move quickly and like to hide in dark nooks and under forest floor detritus. They don't care to be photographed :-)

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SG in CR
SG in CR 9 years ago

Nice capture, these guys really don't stand still, so it's difficult to get nice sharp photos like these.

Maksym Birdspotter
Maksym Birdspotter 9 years ago

Very clear and beautiful. Congratulations!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

amazing insect!

AfriBats 9 years ago

Simply: wow!

Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 2, 2013
Submitted on Nov 14, 2013

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