Chasing Tiny Tigers

tiger beetles bookTiger beetles are some of the most colorful and fastest animals on Earth?

If you decide to go on your own tiger beetle hunt, you will want to get a guide. These books tell you where you can find tiger beetles and help you identify what you found. You never know, you might find an undiscovered beetle and maybe even help give it a name.

Don't have time to get out to hunt for some tiger beetles of your own? Check out the Zoom Gallery of these amazing animals.


Take a closer look at just a few of these amazing animals.

Cicindela Lengi  Lengi Cincindela 
Scutellaris Rugata Cincindela Circumpicta Johnsoni









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  • Article: Colorful Tiger Beetles
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: November 12, 2009
  • Date accessed: October 22, 2018
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Tiger beetles are ferocious predators.

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