Six-spotted tiger beetle
Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota
Kansas Department of Agriculture Archive, Bugwood.org
Size: 1/2 inch long
Description: Bright metallic green with 0-8 white spots on the edge of the elytra (wings covers).
Where/When: Found in deciduous forests and adjacent areas as well dirt roads and trails from May into July.
Significance: Predator of insects; sometimes confused for emerald ash borer.