Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle

Six-spotted tiger beetles are out in some numbers now.   They are a wide-spread species, and are named for the six small white spots that are present on the elytra.  Except that the ones around here are mostly unmarked.

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The six-spotted tiger beetle is Cincindela sexguttata.

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Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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One Response to Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle

  1. What a beautiful little bug!

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