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Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle (with Mites) Brilliant green coloration with six distinct white spots on the elytra. This beetle seems to be parasitized by some mites on it's thorax. Cicindela,Cicindela sexguttata,Geotagged,Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle,Spring,United States,beetle Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle (with Mites)

Brilliant green coloration with six distinct white spots on the elytra. This beetle seems to be parasitized by some mites on it's thorax.

    comments (7)

  1. Fabulous clarity and detail! Reminds me of this:
    http://microsculpture.net/tiger-beetle.html
    Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy. That microsculpture shot is amazing! Posted 11 months ago
  2. Yes, the follicles on the leg are incredible! Posted 11 months ago
  3. Beautiful lightning* Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks Posted 11 months ago
  4. Love the green Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thanks, they are such brilliant beetles. Posted 9 months ago

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The Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle or Six-spotted Green Tiger Beetle is a common North American species of ground beetle in the Cicindelinae subfamily.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 9, 2018. Captured Jun 12, 2016 14:56 in Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm