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Western Red-Bellied Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata - male - female

Western Red-Bellied Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata - Male Female
Off Tex (AKA Rucker) Cyn Rd, near junction with Arizona SR-80 between Douglas and the NM border, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 23, 2013
Found near water's edge of a man-made livestock reservoir in the desert (originally bull-dozed...but becoming "naturalized").

Number, shape, and location of maculations (in particular, the strongly constricted middle maculation)...together with color, location, etc., all indicate C. sedecimpunctata.

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Western Red-Bellied Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata - male - female Western Red-Bellied Tiger Beetle - Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata - male - female