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Species Amblycheila picolominii - Plateau Giant Tiger Beetle

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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 Amblycheilini
Genus Amblycheila (Giant Tiger Beetles)
Species picolominii (Plateau Giant Tiger Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amblycheila picolominii Reiche, 1839
24-28 mm (1)
See key on genus page.
AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX (2)
AZ, CO, NM, TX, UT (3)
Presence in Utah reported in (4)
Sparse grassy substrates with scattered stones and small boulders. (3)
April to September (3)
Works Cited
1.A Field Guide To The Tiger Beetles Of The United States And Canada
David Pearson, C. Barry Knisley, Charles J. Kazilek, David L. Pearson, Barry C. Knisley. 2005. Oxford University Press.
2.Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America north of Mexico
Y. Bousquet and A. Larochelle. 1993. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 125: 1-397.
3.eAgra: Western Hemisphere Caraboidea
4.The plateau giant tiger beetle, Amblycheila picolominii Reiche, 1839, in Utah: new state record.....
F.T. Krell and J.O. Brookhart. 2012. Western North American Naturalist 72(1), 110–111.