Green tiger beetle

Description
These beautiful metallic green beetles are among the fastest runners in the insect world. They are also able to fly well. They are adept predators with large eyes and huge jaws. They ambush prey from inside burrows.
Accession Loan No.
90/1985/1
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
green tiger beetle
Simple Name
insect: beetle
Full Name
CARABIDAE: Cicindela campestris, 1758: green tiger beetle
Dimensions
length 40 mm; width 30 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Tucker, Mr Nigel M
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
CARABIDAE
Genus
Cicindella
Species
campestris

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