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Taxonavigation: Adephaga 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Cicindinae
Genus: Cicindis
Species (1): C. horni


Cicindis Bruch, 1908


  • Cicindis Bruch, 1908: 497 [gender: ?]; Kavanaugh & Erwin, 1991: 362–363

Type species[edit]


  • Erwin, T.L.; Aschero, V. 2004: Cicindis horni Bruch (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Cicindini): the Fairy Shrimp Hunting Beetle, its way of life on the Salinas Grandes of Argentina. Zootaxa, 553: 1–16. Abstract & excerpt PDF PDF
  • Kavanaugh, D.H.; Erwin, T.L. 1991: The tribe Cicindini Bänninger (Coleoptera: Carabidae): comparative morphology, classification, natural history, and evolution. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 93: 356–389. Internet Archive BHL PDF
  • Roig-Juñent, S.; Sallenave, S.; Agrain, F.A. 2011: New morphological aspects and phylogenetic considerations of Cicindis Bruch (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindini). Neotropical entomology, 40(3): 331–344. DOI: 10.1590/S1519-566X2011000300008
  • Stork, N.E. 1982: Discovery of Cicindis, a remarkable carabid beetle, in Kuwait. Journal of natural history, 16: 883–885.