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Cicindela sumatrensis

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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Description

Cicindela sumatrensis is a type of tiger beetle that can grow up to 18 mm. It has bronze with a green reflection on their head. The ventral side is metallic dark green with white labrum, light brown eyes and bronze pronotum. Meanwhile, the elytra are dark bronze coloured with white or testaceous markings. This tiger beetle can run very fast, chasing one another or hunting for food. It can be found mostly in sandy habitat including salty beaches. The range of distribution for this species is from India to Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines and Sumatra (Tung, 1983). 

Specimen

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17

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Aishah Hani Azil (Dr.)
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Fatimah Abang (Prof. Dr.)
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Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
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Liew Thor Seng (Dr.)
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Nivaarani Arumugam (Ms.)
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Raja Muhammad Zuha (Dr.)
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Rosli Hashim (Prof. Dr.)
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Suhaila Abd Hamid (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Book
  1. Tung, V.W.Y. (1983). Common Malaysian Beetles. Longman Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia. pp. 1-142.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Ilmie Syafiqah Binti Mohd Termizi, Mr. Mohd Hanafy Bin Gausmian, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Citation :- Cicindela sumatrensis. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/63527. Downloaded on 22 October 2020.

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