Splendid Tiger Beetle Cicindela splendida Hentz, 1830S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Vulnerable    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Carabidae   >   Genus Cicindela   

Status:

This highly state rare (S1) species is found in areas with open red clay soils. Most Maryland records come from the central part of the state, but a Garrett Co. record was added in June 2014.

Relationships:

Often found with Cow Path Tiger Beetle (Pearson et al, 2006).

There are 18 records in the project database.

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Splendid Tiger Beetle in Garrett Co., Maryland (3/17/2021). (c) Bill Blauvelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Blauvelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/4/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/18/2016). Photo by Tim Friedlander. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/2/2012). Photo by Beth Johnson. (MBP list)

Splendid Tiger Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/10/2014). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/9/2020). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Splendid Tiger Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/20/2013). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/9/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Fayette Co., Pennsylvania (4/19/2014). Photo by Ben Coulter. (MBP list)

A Splendid Tiger Beetle in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma (10/9/2010). Photo by David Arbour. (MBP list)


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