Jansenia laeticolor (W. Horn, 1904)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1908

Rediscovered in 2015



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Horn, W. (1904). The Cicindelidae of Ceylon. SPOLIA ZEYLANICA 2: 30-45.


Other references:

Fowler, W. W. (1912). FAUNA of BRITISH INDIA INCLUDING CEYLON and BURMA (COLEOPTERA GENERAL INTRODUCTION and CICINDELIDAE AND PAUSSIDAE). Reprinted by Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, 1973, New Delhi. 529 pp.

Thotagamuwa, Agasthya, Sumanapala, Amila, Dangalle, Chandima, Pallewatta, Nirmalie and Lokupitiya, Erandathi. (2016). Found after 107 years: rediscovery of an endemic tiger beetle Jansenia laeticolor W. Horn (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) in Sri Lanka. Cicindela 48(3-4): 77-83.


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