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Species Cicindela columbica - Columbia River Tiger Beetle

Cicindela columbica - female Cicindela columbica - female
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 columbica (Columbia River Tiger Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Cicindela columbica Hatch 1938
WA-ID (1)
found only on sandy beaches and sand bars along the Snake, Salmon and Columbia rivers (1)
Conservation Status: G2
Print References
Bartels, P. 1995. Survey for Columbia tiger beetle (Cicindela columbica) Columbia River and Snake River. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. 7 pp.
Hatch, M. 1938. The Coleoptera of Washington: Carabidae: Cicindelidae. University of Washington Biology 1: 225-240.
Leffler, S.R. and Pearson, D.L. 1976. Tiger Beetles of Washington. Cicindela 8(2/3): 21-60.
Shook, G. 1981. The status of the Columbia River tiger beetles (Cicindela columbica) in Idaho. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 57: 359-363
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.