Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle

Cicindela hirticollis

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Cicindela hirticollis is a species of tiger beetle that is commonly found in sand bars and sandy beaches, is medium sized, is about 2–14 mm (0.08–0.55 in) long, and is active in the summer. The dorsal surfaces of the head, prothorax, and elytra are dark brown. The elytral markings are very light-colored cream or white. The species' common names are hairy-necked tiger beetle and moustached tiger beetle. Its population is in decline.

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