Appalachian Tiger Beetle Cicindela ancocisconensis T. Harris, 1852G3 (Globally rare/local)  -  Endangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Vulnerable

Status:

Associated with sandbars and banks of high-quality creeks and rivers with a good forested buffer. The species is probably confined to Appalachians and Ridge & Valley region of western Maryland. Knisley found this species to be locally abundant (over 300 observed) over several miles of a creek in Maryland (Knisley & Schultz 1997). It is ranked as S1 (highly state rare).

There are 13 records in the project database.

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An Appalachian Tiger Beetle in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/10/2007). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

An Appalachian Tiger Beetle in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Appalachian Tiger Beetle in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/26/2008). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

An Appalachian Tiger Beetle in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/4/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Appalachian Tiger Beetle in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/16/2013). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)


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