Species Details

Cicindela cinctipennis cinctipennis

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Common NameGrass-runner tiger beetle SeasonalityAdults of this subspecies have been collected in June and July. IdentificationAdults of Cicindela c. cinctipennis are small slender beetles; elytron with an unbroken marginal band, and the middle band may be distinct or reduced. Adults of C. cinctipennis imperfecta are slightly larger; elytron with the marginal band greatly reduced, or at most the humeral lunule is represented by a small spur which joins up with the middle band.

Scientific Name Cicindela cinctipennis cinctipennis Common Name Grass-runner tiger beetle Seasonality Adults of this subspecies have been collected in June and July. Identification
Adults of Cicindela c. cinctipennis are small slender beetles; elytron with an unbroken marginal band, and the middle band may be distinct or reduced. Adults of C. cinctipennis imperfecta are slightly larger; elytron…
Adults of Cicindela c. cinctipennis are small slender beetles; elytron with an unbroken marginal band, and the middle band may be distinct or reduced. Adults of C. cinctipennis imperfecta are slightly larger; elytron with the marginal band greatly reduced, or at most the humeral lunule is represented by a small spur which joins up with the middle band.
Life History Adults are active during midsummer. Conservation This subspecies is moderately rare in Alberta. Diet Info None available. Range
The range of this species extends over the western half of United States and Canada (extreme south) with isolated populations in northern Alberta and Yukon Territory. Cicindela c. cinctipennis is found in the southern…
The range of this species extends over the western half of United States and Canada (extreme south) with isolated populations in northern Alberta and Yukon Territory. Cicindela c. cinctipennis is found in the southern fifth of Alberta and near Peace River in the north.

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"Cicindela cinctipennis cinctipennis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-108. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Adephaga Superfamily Caraboidea Family Carabidae Subfamily Cicindelinae Tribe Cicindelini Genus Cicindela Species Cicindela cinctipennis cinctipennis
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum