Bronzed Tiger Beetle Cicindela repanda Dejean, 1825

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The Bronzed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda) is one of the most widespread and familiar Nearctic tiger beetles. This gregarious species occurs near water, often in very substantial numbers adjacent to the water's edge. Potential habitats include coastal beaches and shorelines, river islands and banks, shores of ponds and lakes, and occasionally even gravel pits. The larvae prefer wet sandy substrates, so this species tends to be found close to the water in sandy habitats. This species can frequently be found sympatrically with Cicindela duodecimguttata where adequate habitat exists, and sometimes with Cicindela ancocisconensis along higher elevation creeks and rivers. In coastal areas, it may sometimes occur with Cicindela hirticollis, Ellipsoptera puritana, E. marginata, or Habroscelimorpha dorsalis(Knisley & Schultz, 1997).

There are 50 records in the project database.

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A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2015). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/30/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle at Randle Cliff, Calvert Co., Maryland (7/2/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

Mating Bronzed Tiger Beetles in Howard Co., Maryland (5/27/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Bronzed Tiger Beetles mating in Howard Co., Maryland (4/22/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/26/2015). Photo by Bill Keim. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle on Poplar Island, Maryland (8/28/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/7/2012). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle at Flag Ponds Nature Park, Calvert Co., Maryland (3/34/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/9/2012). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle (single individual) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Bronzed Tiger Beetles in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/6/2012). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/9/2007). Photo by Stephen Schueman. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (6/3/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Bronzed Tiger Beetle in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/11/2010). Determined by Daniel P. Duran/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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