Tiger Beetle
Cicindela oregona

"Western Tiger Beetle"

brown cicindela

tiger beetle
These Cicindela oregona tiger beetles were running all over the sand on the northwest side of the Antelope Island
on this October day.  They are rather ominous looking but they are beneficial insects since the adults and larvae
eat other insects.
  © Carol Davis, 10-16-2009


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