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Tiger Beetles

Tiger beetles are a large group of beetles known for their aggressive predatory habits & running speed. The fastest species of tiger beetle can run at a speed
of 9 km/h (5.6 mph), or about 53.87 body lengths per second.

Festive Tiger Beetle

LeConte's Tiger Beetle (Cicindela scutellaris lecontei ) Merivale Gardens, Pinhey Sand Dune Complex Site 1 - The Sanctuary for Butterfly and Pollinators, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Ghost Tiger Beetle (Ellipsoptera lepida) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Conservation Status: imperiled (N2N3) in Canada (NatureServe)

Ghost Tiger Beetle
Boreal Long-lipped Tiger Beetle

Boreal Long-lipped Tiger Beetle (Cicindela longilabris ssp. longilabris) Kenora, Ontario, Canada.

Eastern Big Sand Tiger Beetle (Cicindela formosa generosa) Merivale Gardens, Pinhey Sand Dune Complex Site 1, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Eastern Big Sand Tiger Beetle
Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle

Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela duodecimguttata) Andrew Haydon Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Ghost Tiger Beetle (Ellipsoptera lepida) Larose Forest, Limoges, Ontario, Canada. 

Conservation Status: imperiled (N2N3) in Canada (NatureServe).

Ghost Tiger Beetle
Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle

Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle (Cicindela tranquebarica) Spruce Bog Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

Bronzed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda) Long Point Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 237.

Bronzed Tiger Beetle
Eastern Big Sand Tiger Beetles

Eastern Sand Tiger Beetle mating couple (Cicindela formosa ssp. generosa) Merivale Gardens, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

LeConte's Tiger Beetles mating couple (Cicindela scutellaris ssp. lecontei) Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

LeConte's Tiger Beetles
Punctured Tiger Beetle

Punctured Tiger Beetle (Cicindela punctulata) Lac-Danford, Kazabazua, Quebec, Canada.

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata) Alleyn-et-Cawood, Québec, Canada.

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle