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Featured Species | Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle (03:22)

Host: Sarah Leon with Katherine Richardson

Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle (click to view larger)
Coral Pink Sand Dunes tiger beetle
Photo credit: Chris Wirth


Status: Candidate/ Conservation to preclude ESA listing
Scientific Name: Cicindela albissima
Description: This rare beetle is only found within the dune system from where it gets its common name, the Coral Pink Sand Dunes, in southern Utah in the United States.
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Last updated: April 7, 2011