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Species Amblycheila picolominii - Plateau Giant Tiger Beetle

Amblycheila picolominii Amblycheila picolominii Giant Tiger beetle, Amblycheila - Amblycheila picolominii Giant Tiger beetle - Amblycheila picolominii - Amblycheila picolominii
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 Amblycheilini
Genus Amblycheila (Giant Tiger Beetles)
Species picolominii (Plateau Giant Tiger Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amblycheila picolominii Reiche, 1839
Size
24-28 mm (1)
Identification
See key on genus page.
Range
AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX (2)
AZ, CO, NM, TX, UT (3)
Presence in Utah reported in (4)
Habitat
Sparse grassy substrates with scattered stones and small boulders. (3)
Season
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.