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Genus Cicindela - Temperate Tiger Beetles

Tiger Beetle - Cicindela hirticollis Tiger Beetle - Cicindela hirticollis - male - female Cicindela oregona navajoensis I believe... - Cicindela oregona ZE.26620_Cicindela_pugetana - Cicindela pugetana - male Common Claybank Tiger Beetle - Cicindela limbalis Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle  - Cicindela tranquebarica Cicindela repanda repanda - Cicindela repanda - male Cicindela pulchra pulchra - Cicindela pulchra - male
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 Cicindelini (Flashy Tiger Beetles)
Genus Cicindela (Temperate Tiger Beetles)
Other Common Names
Common Tiger Beetles
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly treated to include all the NA members of Cicindelini; treated here narrowly following(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Cicindela Linnaeus 1758
Latin cicindela 'glowworm'
Numbers
as treated here, 38 spp. in our area(3); a very speciose genus with ~800 spp. worldwide
Size
10-15 mm
Range
Throughout NA and most of the world
Habitat
Typically open habitats with sandy soil, often near streams or ponds, lakes; some species in woodlands, clay soils.
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