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Amblycheila schwarzi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Cicindelinae
Tribe: Omini
Genus: Amblycheila
Say, 1830 [1]
Type species
Manticora cylindriformis Say, 1823 [1]
Synonyms [1]
  • Amblychila
  • Chaleposomus

Amblycheila is a genus of flightless, nocturnal tiger beetles. There are seven species distributed across the southwestern United States and Mexico.[2]

Species include:[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c d Richard Freitag (1999). Catalogue of the tiger beetles of Canada and the United States. Volume 132 of Canadian special publication of fisheries and aquatic sciences. NRC Research Press. ISBN 978-0-660-17640-6. 
  2. ^ Krell, F. and J. O. Brookhart. (2012). The plateau giant tiger beetle, Amblycheila picolominii Reiche, 1839, in Utah: New state record (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae). Western North American Naturalist 72(1) 110-11.
  3. ^ "Amblycheila Say, 1829". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 28 Jun 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Amblycheila. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)