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Tiger Beetle? - Cicindela oregona

Tiger Beetle? - Cicindela oregona
Agua Fria, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
March 11, 2011


Cicindela oregona
Beautiful specimen and photograph!

both the beast and the shot looks very nice
hope the experts give us a name soon

Moved from ID Request.

Single dorsal *oblique* view is adequate for identification ...
when the carabid beetle has a characteristic dorsal color pattern. That is the case for many tiger beetles and Lebia. However, most non-patterened carabids require a dorsal *perpendicular* view to improve the chance of accurate species identification here at BugGuide.

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