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Subspecies Coleomegilla maculata lengi

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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 Coccinellinae
Genus Coleomegilla
Species maculata (Spotted Lady Beetle)
Subspecies lengi (Coleomegilla maculata lengi)
Explanation of Names
Coleomegilla maculata lengi Timberlake, 1943
Size
Length 4.2 to 6.6 mm (1)
Range
e. NA (TX-GA-NB-MN / Ont.) - Map (1),(BG data)
Life Cycle
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Remarks
Prior to Timberlake (1943), the names and combinations thereof relating to C. maculata were greatly confused in the literature. Thanks to his work they can now be sorted out in a reasonable fashion although at least a few of the names currently in use will surely prove to be synonyms. (1)
Print References
Groden, E., F.A. Drummond, R.A. Casagrande, and D.L. Haynes. 1990. Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) its predation upon the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and its incidence in potatoes and surrounding crops. Journal of Economic Entomology 83: 1306–1315.
Krafsur, E.S. and J.J. Obrycki. 2000. Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a species complex. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93: 1156-1161. (2)
Perez, O.G., and M.A. Hoy. 2002. Reproductive incompatibility between two subspecies of Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Florida Entomologist 85(1): 203-207. (3)
Timberlake, P.H. 1943. The Coccinellidae or ladybeetles of the Koebele collection. Part 1. Bulletin of the Experiment station of the Hawaiian sugar planters' association. Entomological series. 22: 1-67.
Works Cited
1.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.
2.Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a species complex.
Krafsur, E.S. and J.J. Obrycki. 2000. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93(5): 1156-1161.
3.Reproductive incompatibility between two subspecies of Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
Perez, O.G. and M.A. Hoy. 2002. Florida Entomologist 85(1): 203-207.