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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.

Sand Tester

Female Miami tiger beetles sometimes have a hard time choosing where she will lay an egg. They will find sandy spots to test and dip their abdomen down into the sand. Finding the perfect sand-to-rock composition is important for the larvae survival. The larvae will then spend its entire time inside the burrow until it emerges as an adult. 

Posted by Frank Ridgley at 09:25

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