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Northeastern Tiger Beetles: A Field Guide to Tiger Beetles of New England and Eastern Canada

Field / Identification Guide

By: JG Leonard and RT Bell

200 pages, 150 figs

CRC Press

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #88833 | ISBN: 0849319153
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About this book

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.

The authors have done an excellent job of making technical information readily accessible to the readera 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


From the contents: Checklist of Species and Subspecies.- Introduction.- Key to Adults.- Key to Larvae.- Rearing Tiger Beetles.- Conservation.- Plates 1-6.- Green Species.- Dark Species with Complete White Maculations.- Dark Species with Maculations Reduced to Dots.- Bronzed Species with Middle Bands.- Species with Prominent Marginal Bands.- Species with Pale Elytra.- Stray Species and Questionable Records.- Glossary.- References and Suggested Reading.

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