The predaceous Six-spotted Tiger Beetle is generally considered a beneficial insect, as they hunt and feed on many species of pest insects. This attractive, metallic green beetle is reported to give a nasty bite if mishandled.

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Dallas
Date Apr 1, 2012
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Roaming
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Observation Location

3 Replies to “Six-spotted Tiger Beetle – Metallic”

  1. I just saw one in my yard this morning and thought it was beautiful (4/26/22) I live in carriere, MS

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