Amblycheila cylindriformis Say - Great Plains Giant Tiger Beetle

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Description: Largest (30-36mm) tiger beetle in the United States. Dark reddish brown. Flightless, nocturnal.

Similar Species: None

Range: Central Plains

Nebraska Distribution:

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Habitat: Eroded gullies, dissected loess and clay hill banks

Seasonal Occurrence: Summer

Status: Uncommon to rare but may simply be overlooked because of its habits/habitat requirements

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