Cicindela (Rivacindela)

Rivacindela vannidekiana, copyright Mark Golding.

Belongs within: Cicindelinae.

The subgenus Rivacindela of the genus Cicindela is a group of tiger beetles found on Australian salt flats, characterised by the presence of two or three teeth on the labrum and usually with extensive patches of white on the elytra.

<==Cicindela (Rivacindela Brouerius van Nidek 1973) LM87
    |--C. (*R.) blackburni Sloane 1906 LM87
    |--‘Rivacindela’ aurifodina Sumlin 1997 G07
    |--‘Rivacindela’ avita Sumlin 1997 G07
    |--C. (R.) browni Sloane 1913 LM87
    |--‘Rivacindela’ eburneola Sumlin 1997 G07
    |--C. (R.) gairdneri Freitag 1979 LM87
    |--C. (R.) igneicollis Bates 1874 LM87
    |--‘Rivacindela’ igneicolloides Sumlin 1992 G07
    |--‘Rivacindela’ pseudotrepida Sumlin 1997 G07
    |--C. (R.) saetigera Horn 1893 [incl. C. jungi Blackburn 1901] LM87
    |--‘Rivacindela’ salicursoria Sumlin 1987 G07
    |--‘Rivacindela’ trepida Sumlin 1996 G07
    |--‘Rivacindela’ vannidekiana Sumin 1988 G07
    `--‘Rivacindela’ velox Sumlin 1987 G07

*Type species of generic name indicated


[G07] Golding, M. R. 2007. A Pictorial Field Guide to the Beetles of Australia. Part 2: Cicindelidae. Ocean Publishing.

[LM87] Lawrence, J. F., B. P. Moore, J. E. Pyke & T. A. Weir. 1987. Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 4. Coleoptera: Archostemata, Myxophaga and Adephaga. Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.

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