Cicindela sexguttata Fabr. - Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle

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Description: 13-15mm, metallic green (rarely metallic blue or purple)

Similar Species: None

Range: Eastern United States

Nebraska Distribution:

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Habitat: Sunlit paths in forests, occasionally along creeks

Seasonal Occurrence: Summer

Status: Locally common

*Note: the common name is a misnomer for Nebraska populations, which are almost never spotted

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