Cicindela lepida Dejean - Ghost Tiger Beetle

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Description: 10-11mm, brown background with greatly expanded white markings so beetle often appears mostly white

Similar Species: None

Range: Central Plains, SW to Arizona, NE to New York and Eastern Coast

Nebraska Distribution:

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Habitat: Sandy areas; blowouts, beaches, stream sides

Seasonal Occurrence: Summer (mostly July)

Status: Scarce

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