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Photo#684711
Bug at the Beach - Habroscelimorpha dorsalis

Bug at the Beach - Habroscelimorpha dorsalis
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
August 4, 2012
Size: maybe 1/2 inch long
Have seen this beetle on 2 separate occasions at the same location and though camouflaged against the sand, is easy enough to spot, yet this beetle was quite flighty and very active making it a challenge to get a photo.

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Oooh, nice!
This is a type of tiger beetle, family Carabidae (subfamily Cicindelinae). Nice image!

 
Eric-thank you for the ID of
Eric-thank you for the ID of this beetle and your compliment-appreciate both very much!!

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