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Punctured Tiger Beetle - Cicindela punctulata
Other Names:  Sidewalk Tiger Beetle, Cicindelidia punctulata

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Black to dark olive above with a few small spots and a distinct short straight line extending inward from the outer tip of the wing cover or elytra (Pearson et al. 2006).

Species Range
Montana Range


Range Comments
Range extends east of the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic ocean from the Canada border to the Gulf Coast (Pearson et al. 2006).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 34

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

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Punctured Tiger Beetle — Cicindela punctulata.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from