What is this Bug?
I take photos professionally as a freelance stock photographer…I also have a "CREEPY CRAWLER" exhibit that I show gratis at local elementary schools which has been a great hit. I would like to include this bug, but I can’t ID it, can you? It would be a great help to me and the kids would enjoy looking at the bug in a large macro format. This incredibly beautiful bug has been hanging around our water garden and several times I have tried to shoot it, but was only able to when I found it in a pail of water. It flies! I want to put it in my bug photo exhibit which travels to elementary schools. I live in Wenham, MA. Many thanks,
Susan Van Etten
This is a Six Spotted Tiger Beetle, Cicindela sexguttata.