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Southeastern Insects

The species profiles below are a one-stop-shop for information about the insect that the Southeast region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is responsible for protecting and/or recovering.

An iridescent insect with many small hairs on its belly standing on leaf litter and sandy soil

Miami tiger beetle

The Miami tiger beetle, found exclusively in pine rockland habitat in Miami-Dade County, Florida, has a shiny green exterior and protected under the Endangered Species Act as endangered. Visit the species profile...

Miami tiger beetle. Photo by Jonathan Mays, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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