Larval Description of Cicindela (Dromochorus) pruinina (Casey) (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae) with Notes on Habitat and Adult Behavior

Stephen M. Spomer, Paul D. Nabity, Mathew L. Brust
2008 The Coleopterists bulletin  
Cicindela (Dromochorus) pruinina (Casey) is a flightless tiger beetle that was described by Casey in 1897. Since its description, it has had a diverse nomenclatural history. It occurs from Kansas and central Missouri south through Oklahoma to south Texas. Aspects of the life history are poorly known, and the larval stages have not been described. Collections of live adults from Onaga, Kansas, were transferred to a terrarium, eggs were obtained, and larvae were reared and described. Larvae were
more » ... imilar to other known species of Cicindela L. Notes on habitat and adult behavior were also made.
doi:10.1649/999.1 fatcat:u5ue4k46jbhgldh3cyokmjieqq