E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Omus audouini Reiche, 1838
Audouin's Night-stalking Tiger Beetle
Family: Carabidae

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Distribution of Omus audouini in British Columbia
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This beetle species is found in North America from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. "This beetle is restricted to a small area in the Georgia Basin of southwestern British Columbia, within a narrow strip of coastal lowland around Boundary Bay and Greater Victoria (COSEWIC 2013b).

View a list of the tiger beetles of British Columbia.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS1RedT (Nov 2013)
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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-02-24 8:27:30 AM]
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