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scientific name    Cicindela nevadica    

common name     Salt Creek tiger beetle

habitat
Adults prefer open areas with sparse vegetation; on alkaline soil along margin of rivers.

seasonality
Adults of this species have been collected in May and July; also expected in June and August.

identification
These beetles resemble those of Cicindela cuprescens, a non resident species. Adults of C. nevadica are bronze with off-white elytral maculations. The humeral lunule is slightly recurved toward the base and body hairs are decumbent.

life history
Members of this summer species overwinter as adults.

conservation
This species is relatively rare in Alberta, and is on the ANHIC tracking list.

diet info
None available.

range
The range of this species extends over the western half of United States and south-central Canada. This species is found only in the southeastern corner of Alberta.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=74



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