All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Gulf White Beach Tiger Beetle</strong>
<em>Cicindela dorsalis</em> / Coleoptera
St. George Is., FL
May 21, 2010

I never could get a good, sharp photo of these beetles, they just wouldn't stay still long enough to focus on them! They have ...
Gulf White Beach Tiger Beetle
Cicindela dorsalis / Coleoptera
St. George Is., FL
May 21, 2010

I never could get a good, sharp photo of these beetles, they just wouldn't stay still long enough to focus on them! They have to be fast to catch the beachhoppers and flies they prey on. They are extremely well camouflaged, it would be easy to pass them by as you walk on the beach.

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