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Cicindela chlorocephala smythi Harris, 1913

Smyth's tiger beetle, Smyth’s lime-headed tiger beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Opilidia chlorocephala smythi Harris, 1913


Conservation Status

Last record: June 1912



Padre Island, Texas, USA


Biology & Ecology









Original scientific description:

Harris, E. D. (1913). Three new cicindelids. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. xxi: 67-69.


Other references:

NatureServe. (2011). NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: September 17, 2011).

Pearson, D. L., Knisley, C. B., Duran, D. P. and Kazilek, C. J. (2015). A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelinae. Oxford University Press; 2 edition.


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