Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly treated to include all the NA members of Cicindelini; treated here narrowly following(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Latin cicindela 'glowworm'
as treated here, 38 spp. in our area(3)
; a very speciose genus with ~800 spp. worldwide
Throughout NA and most of the world
Typically open habitats with sandy soil, often near streams or ponds, lakes; some species in woodlands, clay soils.