Splendid Tiger Beetle Cicindela splendida Hentz, 1830S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Vulnerable


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.


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

There are 10 records in the project database.

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 (9/2/2012). Photo by Beth Johnson. (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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