Tiger Beetle


Name: Tiger Beetle

Scientific name: Myriochila (Myriochila) melancholica

Type: Ground beetles

Family: Insects

Color: Brown

Habitat: Water

Size: 9-12 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Beetle follows Carabidae family, and Coleoptera order. Size is between 9-12 mm, brassy brown; adults are diurnal and very fast whereas larvas live in holes. Adults and larvas are predators to smaller invertebrates, and plays important role in biological insect control.