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Species Dromochorus welderensis - Gulf Prairie Tiger Beetle

Dromochorus welderensis Duran et al. - Dromochorus welderensis
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 Dromochorus (Dromo Tiger Beetles)
Species welderensis (Gulf Prairie Tiger Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dromochorus velutinigrens Johnson, 1992
Explanation of Names
Dromochorus welderensis Duran et al. (1), but see Jackson (2017)(2)
12-15 mm (1)
Texas Gulf Coast (Houston to Corpus) (1)
May-August (1)
Life Cycle
larvae unk. (1)
flightless (1)
See Also
Dromochorus velutinigrens Johnson
- Range: coastal s. TX, s. of Corpus
Det. Dan Sundberg, 2015
Print References
Jackson, M. 2017. Book Review: A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelinae (Second Edition). The Coleopterists Bulletin 71(3): 530-531. (2)
Johnson, W.N. 1992. A new species of Dromochorus from southern Texas (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Cicindela 23[1991]: 49-53.