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01AUG2009 Dona Hilkey

Sidewalk or Punctured Tiger Beetle

Rio Blanco Lake, Rio Blanco Co. Colorado

Common Name is Sidewalk Tiger Beetle or Punctured Tiger Beetle
Species Cicindela punctulata - Sidewalk Tiger Beetle
Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Adephaga - Ground and Water Beetles
Family Carabidae - Ground Beetles
Subfamily Cicindelinae - Tiger Beetles
Tribe Cicindelini
Genus Cicindela
Species punctulata - Sidewalk Tiger Beetle

The ones found in NW Colorado are more heavily maculated than those of this species found elsewhere.

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