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Tiger Beetle - Cicindela sexguttata

Tiger Beetle - Cicindela sexguttata
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
May 4, 2005
Can anyone ID this tiger beetle?

ID'ing beetle
Wondering if this is a common beetle found here in BG though the ones I see actually are much rounder/wider.

As a new Bug Guide suscriber I don't know how serious users have to be so at the risk of upsetting folks I apologise in advance.

Yes I can ID this fellow, his name is Cyril and he keeps visiting my fruit trees!

I see...
Do you have any photos of Cyril to share?

metallic beetle
June 2011
Yes, I spotted two of these iridescent beetles among some bark mulch
under a Bradford Pear early this summer. Still wondering who these shiny guys are

C. sexguttata
Sexguttata often sports an extra macula per side. So that's my best guess.

C. sexguttata
Thanks, Jim.

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