Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle
Cicindela albissima

cicindela albissima
  These Cicindela ablissima are a threatened species and
part of the Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park is set aside to
protect threatened species such as these. Carol Davis, 5-27-2011

mating pair of sand dunes tiger beetles
After I photographed a few pictures, these tiger beetles
 remained that way until the Ranger, who so kindly
found these for us, tried to take a picture and they
flew off.  You can learn more about these beetles from a
PDF document located here
Carol Davis, 5-27-2011

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