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Species Amblycheila schwarzi - Mojave Giant Tiger Beetle

Amblycheila schwarzi
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 Amblycheilini (Blunt-lipped Tiger Beetles)
Genus Amblycheila (Giant Tiger Beetles)
Species schwarzi (Mojave Giant Tiger Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amblycheila schwarzi W. Horn, 1903
Size
21 to 27 mm (1)
Identification
See key on genus page.
Range
Mojave desert area in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. (1)
Habitat
Open live oak and juniper areas with large boulder fields; 1000-1500 m. elevation (1)
Season
Adults are active April to June and in August. (1)
Life Cycle
Larvae are unknown. (1)
Internet References
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.