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Photo#867710
Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia punctulata

Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia punctulata
Wilcox Playa, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 22, 2013
Size: ~1.5cm
Muddy banks of alkali pool in grassland habitat. Photographed en route to the Bugguide gathering; Aaron Schusteff and I took the long way there :o)

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You photographed one of the Wilcox Playa species/subspecies...only 17 more to go :)

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What a beautiful green !
What a beautiful green !

Excellent
Excellent Photo ... you got the grain, perfectly

 
"you got the grain, perfectly"
to what are you referring?

 
Elytra
the dimpled surface of the elytra

 
"texture on the elytra"
in other words......

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