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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subspecies Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata

Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata W. Horn - Cicindela formosa Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata W. Horn - Cicindela formosa Big Sand Tiger Beetle  - Cicindela formosa - female
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)
Species formosa (Big Sand Tiger Beetle)
Subspecies pigmentosignata (Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata W. Horn, 1930
Explanation of Names
Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata W. Horn, 1930
Numbers
1 of 5 recognized subspp. (1)
Size
one of the largest sp. in the genus (1)
Range
Where the corners of TX-LA-AR come together, down the sandy plains of coastal TX (1)
Habitat
Restricted to sandy areas of open pine forests (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: Rosser, Kaufman Co., Texas
Print References
Horn, W. 1930 Notes on the races of Omus californicus and a list of Cicindelidae of America north of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 56(1): 73-86.
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.