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Cicindela campestris Linné, 1758

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Green tiger beetle
Feld-Sandlaufkäfer

Habit:

     
C. campestris pontica: Kazakhstan, southern Altai, Slavjanka leg. Lukhtanov, 1992      
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Distribution:

Biology:

   
without data Scottland, near Fogwatt, 2009.05.10    
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Picture from: wikimedia commons: Anne Burgess (CC-BY-SA-2.0)
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Diagnosis:

The white spot in the centre of each elytrum makes the beetle unmistakable in central Europe.

Worth knowing:

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2016.11.14
not reviewed

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