Posts tagged “tiger beetle

something cicindela related

for a blog named after tiger beetles it seems about time. This is Cicindela rufiventris, a common species found throughout the eastern US.

August 13 2006 318Taken using a  Nikon D70, 105mm macro lens, and ring flash.

Not my best image, but one of, if not my first good shots of a tiger beetle. Getting this image was tough – I had to slowly crawl along the ground, trying to get close enough to get a good shot while hoping not to scare away the beetle.


living up to the name

of the blog, that is, so here is an image of a common species, Cicindela rufiventris.