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Cicindela hirticollis ssp. abrupta Casey

Sacramento Valley Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle (Cicindela hirticollis ssp. abrupta)

The Sacramento Valley Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle was described in 1913, it was last recorded in 1984 and is considered extinct, mainly based on extensive statut surveys of all historically known sites and all apparently suitable habitat.


Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle (Cicindela hirticollis Say); nominate race

Photo from: ‘Victor E. Shelford: Animal Communities in temperate America as illustrated in the Chigaco region; a study in animal ecology. The Geographic Society of Chicago Bulletin 5: 1-362. 1913’

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edited: 07.05.2019