Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA September 24, 2009 Size: 1+ mm
I want to call it a Coccinellid but it's so small I just can't see.
"An annotated checklist of the lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of Iowa, U.S.A." (Insecta Mundi 0091, A Journal of World Insect Systematics, Sept. 25, 2009), L. Hesler says: “Nephus (Scymnobius) intrusus (Horn). Wingo (1952: 43) noted this species as occurring in Iowa but presented no records. Distribution of N. intrusus in Iowa is plausible, as it has been found throughout the eastern U.S. (Gordon 1985: 310).
Contributed by MJ Hatfield on 13 December, 2009 - 10:58am Last updated 20 March, 2016 - 10:29am
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