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Miami Tiger Beetle Program Updates

Below are the most recent updates on the Miami tiger beetle. To find out more about the species, its history and ecology click here.

Category: larvae

A Penny For Your Burrow

The Miami tiger beetle has an adult emergence from May to September but their larval life history has little documentation. We conduct tiger beetle surveys throughout the pine rocklands and report our data to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as well as the Miami-Dade County preserve managers. We have observed that Miami tiger beetle larvae carefully dig out their burrows by tossing sand inches away from the burrow entrance. Imagine what... Read More
Posted by Frank Ridgley at 06 August 2021

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