Northeastern Tiger Beetles: A Field Guide to Tiger Beetles of New England and Eastern Canada, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Northeastern Tiger Beetles

A Field Guide to Tiger Beetles of New England and Eastern Canada, 1st Edition

By Jonathan G. Leonard, Ross Taylor Bell

CRC Press

192 pages

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pub: 1998-11-09
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Description

Northeastern Tiger Beetles: A Field Guide to Tiger Beetles of New England and Eastern Canada is the first book to draw together information about adult and larvae of tiger beetles of New England and Eastern Canada. Details are provided about key characteristics of adults and larvae; habitat; range; and life history information of the various species, including notes on conservation status of rare or endangered species.

Reviews

"The authors have done an excellent job of making technical information readily accessible to the reader…a glossary and suggestions for further reading enhance the utility of this book."

-R.E. Lee,Jr. in Choice, June 1999

"Finally, a guide to the twenty species of tiger beetles of New England and Eastern Canada. Range maps very helpful for researchers."

-Northeastern Naturalist

Table of Contents

Checklist of Species and Subspecies

Introduction

How to Recognize Tiger Beetles

What is a Species?

Tiger Beetle Ecology

How to Recognize the Different Species

Key to Adult Tiger Beetles

Key to Third Instar Larvae

Rearing Tiger Beetles

Conservation

Green Species

Cicindela sexguttata

Cicindela patruela patruela

Cicindela scutellaris rugifrons

Dark Species with Complete White Maculations

Cicindela repanda repanda

Cicindela formosa generosa

Cicindela ancocisconensis

Cicindela tranquebarica tranquebarica

Cicindela puritana

Cicindela hirticollis hirticollis

Cicindela marginata

Cicindela limbata labradorensis

Cicindela rufiventris heutzii

Dark Species with Maculation Pattern Reduced

Cicindela hirticollis rhodensis

Cicindela duodecimguttata

Cicindela repanda novascotiae

Cicindela rufiventris rufiventris

Cicindela longilabris longilabris

Cicindela punctulata punctulata

Bronzed Species with Reduced Maculations and Prominent Middle Bands

Cicindela limbalis

Cicindela purpurea purpurea

Species with Distinctive Marginal Bands

Cicindela scutellaris lecontei

Cicindela marginipennis

Species with Pale Elytra

Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis

Cicindela lepida

Stray Species and Questionable Records

Tetracha carolina carolina

Cicindela trifasciata ascendens

Glossary

References and Suggested Reading

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI025000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution