New York Natural Heritage Program
Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle
Cicindela hirticollis Say, 1817
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
This species is primarily recorded from Long Island with some recent records from the shores of Lake Champlain and Lake Ontario. It is primarily a beach species.

Global Distribution [-]
The hairy-necked tiger beetle is widely distributed throughout North America. The subspecies C. h. hirticollis ranges from the southeast US to northern New York, and west to the southern Midwest. The subspecies C. h. rugifrons occurs in New York, New England, and the upper Midwest (Pearson et al. 2006).
Best Places to See
• Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Queens County)