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Genus Cicindelidia - American Tiger Beetles

Cicindela punctulata - Cicindelidia punctulata Cicindela schauppii G. Horn - Cicindelidia schauppii Cicindela punctulata? - Cicindelidia punctulata Tiger beetle in the trail - Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata Which Tiger Beetle from South Florida? - Cicindelidia punctulata Cicindelidia rufiventris? - Cicindelidia rufiventris Cicindelidia punctulata chihuahuae?  - Cicindelidia nigrocoerulea Red-bellied Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia rufiventris
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Cicindelinae (Tiger Beetles)
Tribe Cicindelini (Flashy Tiger Beetles)
Genus Cicindelidia (American Tiger Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
another former subgenus of Cicindela elevated to generic rank by Pearson et al. (2015)(1)
Explanation of Names
Cicindelidia Rivalier 1954
Numbers
23 spp. in our area, ~70 total(2)
Range
New World (Canada to Chile), most diverse in so. US & Mexico(2)(1)
Works Cited
1.A field guide to the tiger beetles of the United States and Canada: identification, natural history, and distribution... 2nd Ed.
Pearson D.L., Knisley C.B., Duran D.P., Kazilek C.J. 2015. Oxford University Press. 328 pp.
2.Carabidae of the World