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|An unidentified tiger beetle on a leaf, photographed in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah.|
The tiger beetles are a large group of fiercely predatory beetles classified in the subfamily Cicindelinae of the Carabidae (ground beetles.
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- [2008-10-25 5:24]
I suggest that this is Cicindela sumatrensis. However, focus and sharpness are a bit soft so that identification is difficult.
Best wishes, Peter
Hello Joe and welcome among TN members!
Tiger beetles are so rarely presented in TN gallery that there is always a great pleasure for me to watch them, as this is my favourite insect group :)
I will try to send you identification of this species soon :)
By the way, if you agree I would like to add your picture to the theme :>
All the best from Poland,
PS. If you like this beetle family, please feel free to watch here, the first 9 pictures from this theme is a kind of Cicindelidae saga with some details about biology, ecology, ect. of this interesting creatures :)