Tiger Beetles of the Southeastern United States, A Field Guide
by Giff Beaton, R. Stephen Krotzer, and Brian D. Holt
2021, 200 pages, 196 color figures, 43 black and white figures, 41 maps. This is the most complete field guide to date on tiger beetles of this region. Tiger Beetles of the Southeastern United States identifies and describes 52 taxa (42 species and 10 subspecies) from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Stunning close-up photographs accompany current taxonomic and biological information.
Species accounts include stunning, detailed images, flight season charts, distribution maps, and identifying features, habitat, similar species, and subspecies when applicable.
An in-depth description of the anatomy, life cycle, and behavior of tiger beetles; an overview of habitats; instructions for finding, identifying, and photographing them; and conservation status of various species. Appendix includes two species previously found in Florida but no longer known to exist there.
A must for enthusiastic amateurs and professionals alike. Paperback; 6 X 6″.
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