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Genus Microweisea - Minute Lady Beetles

Microweisea misella Microweisea sp. - Microweisea Lady beetle? - Microweisea misella VLRB - Microweisea misella LRB... - Microweisea misella Small Beetle - Microweisea misella Small Beetle - Microweisea misella Small Beetle - Microweisea misella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles)
Subfamily Sticholotidinae
Tribe Microweiseini
Genus Microweisea (Minute Lady Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Smilia Weise 1891 nec Germar 1833, Epismilia Cockerell 1900 nec Fromentel 1861, Pseudoweisea Schwarz 1904
Explanation of Names
Microweisea Cockerell 1903
Named for Julius Weise
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1)
Range
so. Canada into South America(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.