Sneak Peek


Here’s a sneak peek at the critter that will be featured in tomorrow’s post. Any ideas? Hint: this is the first insect I’ve featured from the state in which it lives.

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Ted C. MacRae is a research entomologist by vocation and beetle taxonomist by avocation. Areas of expertise in the latter include worldwide jewel beetles (Buprestidae) and North American longhorned beetles (Cerambycidae). More recent work has focused on North American tiger beetles (Cicindelidae) and their distribution, ecology, and conservation.
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2 Responses to Sneak Peek

  1. Ben Coulter says:

    Well, it’s a Cicindelidia, and it’s got 6 setae on the labrum. I’d say either C. rufiventris cumatilis or C. politula. Since you did mention C. politula habitat photos on Facebook, I’ll guess that. I’m not entirely confident it is identifiable from this view alone.

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