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Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in Arizona (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)

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Texas Tech Press , Lubbock, Tex
Cicindela., Insects -- Ari

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StatementJudy Bertholf.
SeriesSpecial publications / the Museum, Texas Tech University,, no. 19, Special publications (Texas Tech University. Museum) ;, no. 19.
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LC ClassificationsQL596.C56 B47 1983
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Open LibraryOL2820099M
ISBN 100896720977
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Tiger Beetles of the Genus Cicindela in Arizona: Coleoptera: Cicindelidae (Special Publications) Paperback – Janu by Judy Bertholf (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Judy Bertholf.

Get this from a library. Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in Arizona (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). [Judy Bertholf]. Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in Arizona (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) by Judy Bertholf; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Cicindela, Insects; Places: Arizona.

Tiger beetles are a large group of beetles, from the Cicindelinae subfamily, known for their aggressive predatory habits and running speed. The fastest known species of tiger beetle, Cicindela hudsoni, can run at a speed of 9 km/h ( mph; m/s), or about body lengths per second.

As ofabout 2, species and subspecies were known, with the richest Class: Insecta. Get this from a library. Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in the Sulphur Springs Valley, Arizona, with descriptions of three new subspecies (Cicindelidae--Coleoptera).

[Norman L Rumpp]. TIGER BEETLES OF THE GENUS CICINDELA IN ARIZONA (COLEOPTERA: CICI^IDELIDAE) by JUDY KAY BERTHOLF, B.S. A THESIS IN ZOOLOGY Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Texas Tech University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved Accepted August, I lived then in southern Arizona and this is about as close as you can get to heaven for tiger beetles.

However the guides available were basically technical treatments on the genera. Most of my identifications were made using a key to the genera Cited by: Tiger beetles are among the most widely investigated groups of insects, especially in terms of their ecology and geographic distribution. The first edition of A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada, published inhas served as a field and natural-history guide to all known species of tiger beetles found in North.

Arthropods (Arthropoda)» Hexapods (Hexapoda)» Insects (Insecta)» Beetles (Coleoptera)» Ground and Water Beetles (Adephaga)» Ground Beetles (Carabidae)» Tiger Beetles (Cicindelinae)» Flashy Tiger Beetles (Cicindelini)» Temperate Tiger Beetles (Cicindela)» Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle (Cicindela hirticollis)» Northwest Hairy.

Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in the Sulphur Springs Valley, Arizona, with descriptions of three new subspecies (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences-Fourth Series – Cited by: 7.

Tiger beetles are Tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela in Arizona book the family, Carabidae, the ground beetles. There are approximately 2, species and subspecies of tiger beetle currently known.

Tiger beetles are known for being aggressive predators and for their fast running speed. In fact, the fastest species of tiger beetle, Cicindela hudsoni, can run at a speed of 9 km/h ( mph).

Unlike darker Tiger Beetles, this jade-colored beauty sits on vegetation, not the ground, allowing it to blend in with its surroundings concealing its presence.

If threatened, the beetle is capable of emitting a foul smelling chemical to deter predators. The Six-spotted Tiger Beetle is most active in the daytime during late spring and early summer.

Bearing resemblance in both appetite, speed, and ferocity to its namesake, the tiger beetle, of which majority of belong to genus Cicindela, is a common (or less-so, in some parts) sight America is home to as little as 4% of the described species of tiger beetles, but species such as Cicindela sexguttata - the Six-spotted tiger beetle, and C.

repanda - the. Nagano, C. Population status of the tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) inhabiting the marine shoreline of southern California. Atala ‐ Pearson, D. L., C. Knisley, and C. Kazilek. A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of theFile Size: KB.

Cicindela hirticollis Say is associated with shoreline and riverine sand deposits and is widely distributed in North America. Geographic variation in this species was analyzed by multivariate analysis of size, elytral markings, and color data obtained from some specimens from 75 sites throughout the species by: A new tiger beetle species, Cicindelidia melissa Duran & Roman, sp.

n., of the tribe Cicindelini, is described from high elevation montane forests of southeastern Arizona and appears to be most closely related to Cicindelidia nebuligera (Bates) but is distinguished on the basis of multiple morphological characters and geographic range.

The new species is also superficially Cited by: 1. Genus: Cicindela: Description: Tiger beetles are from 10 to 20mm ( to in) long. The head contains strong mouthparts, long threadlike antennae, and large eyes. The thick front wings are dark with light spots, but are held forward and not used in flight.

The thin clear membranous back wings are the flight wings. Western Red-bellied Tiger Beetle (the underside is iridescent bronzy-red). The fact that this insect, unlike most, has a recognized common name should tell you something.

For observers of the insect world tiger beetles command special attention. Long sharp teeth on the mandibles are clearly those of a serious predator. in the annotated list of Palaearctic Cicindela.

In their catalogues of tiger beetles of the World, Werner (, ) and Wiesner () also in-cluded C. resplendens and C. transbaicalica in the same group. Neither Horn () nor Mandl (, ) mentioned C. resplendens. The species was not mentioned, either, in the recent revision of the.

Western Tiger Beetle. Cicindela oregona Image taken in Haunted Canyon, Pinal County, Arizona. October, Carabidae -- Ground Beetle Family Cicindelinae -- Tiger Beetle Sub-family: Tiger beetles are among the supreme predators of the insect world.

They are agile and beautiful insects equipped with ultra-sharp mandibles and ultra-acute eyes. Cicindela sylvatica is a tiger beetle, commonly known as the wood tiger beetle or heath tiger is the largest of the British tiger beetles with a length of between 15–19 millimetres (– in).

It is black in colour with a blue tinge, more pronounced on the underside, and sometimes appears with a bronze : Carabidae.

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Tiger Beetles of Florida, Cicindela spp., Megacephala spp. (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae) 4 Florida Cicindela are more diverse in behavior and habitat selection. One species (C. punctulata) occurs statewide in disturbed areas, along sidewalks, in open pastures, and on drier soils.

This species has the unique characteristic of giv. Introduction. The first data about tiger beetles of Palestine were published in the first third of the XXth century. In Sahlberg described from Wadi El Nawaime (modern Wadi en Nu’eima) Cicindela littoralis Mandl recorded for the Palestine two subspecies of Cicindela littoralis: Cicindela littoralis winkleri and Cicindela littoralis by: 2.

Cicindela denikei and other tiger beetles of the Superior National Forest. Report to Superior National Forest, Duluth, Minnesota.

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24 pp. Steffens, W. Status surveys for the sensitive species Cicindela denikei and other tiger beetles of the Superior National Forest. Report to Superior National Forest, Duluth, Minnesota. 13 pp. + figures. A TAXONOMIC STUDY OF POPULATIONS OF TIGER BEETLES IN THE CICINDELA LONGILABRIS COMPLEX FROM THE BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA S.

Spomer Department of Entomology Entomology Hall University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE [email protected] ABSTRACT—Three phenotypes within the Cicindela longilabris complex. Cazier MA () A review of the Mexican tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae).

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History –   Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle, Cicindela duodecimguttata Habitat. The common tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela prefer open, sandy habitats such as beaches, dunes, and barren paths through prairies and forests. Some are agile enough to negotiate obstacles on rocky shores and riverbanks, : Bug Eric.

Festive Tiger Beetle, Cicindela scutellaris unicolor, from Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County, Florida. Image by Bob Peterson via Wikimedia Commons.

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and the females try to avoid or get rid of the males. When it gets too hot, the tiger beetles have to find shade in a hurry so they can cool down. To make matters worse, running.

Cicindela aurulenta () Indonesia: 20pcs: 10 No Cici Cicindela chinensis (Fujian) China: M No Cici Cicindela sexpunctata: Thailand: 10pcs: 5 No Cici Cicindela sp9 (Sulawesi) Indonesia: 20pcs: 12 No Cici Hipparidium heros (A-,Sulawesi) Indonesia: 2pcs: 3 No Cici Manticora imperator (A2).

Almost all subgenera of North American tiger beetles in the genus Cicindela have at least some species with low-threshold acoustic behaviour. The single exception is the large subgenus. More Taxa Info; Guides; Places; Site Stats; Help; Video Tutorials; Log In or Sign Up.An entire journal (Cicindela) is devoted to the dissemination of collecting notes, systematics, and behavior of tiger beetles.

There are approximately species of tiger beetles in the U.S., included in four genera: Amblycheila, Omus, Megacephala, and Cicindela. Two genera of tiger beetles occur in Florida Megacephala and Cicindela).

Cicindela scutellaris rugata, dubbed the “wrinkled tiger beetle” by Erwin & Pearson (), is one of seven recognized subspecies of this widely distributed species that shows greater geographical variation than any other species of tiger beetle in North America (Pearson et al.

). Across its range the species is found in deep, dry sand habitats that are fully .