Explanation of Names
Coccinella alta Brown, 1962
one of five PARATYPE spmns from Alta, UT in the USNM, Smithsonian
scattered w. NA locality data: c. CA, n. UT, c. CO, sw AB - Map (1)
three spmns known from AB, including the first and only larva known to science (2)
High altitude in mountains.
Type Locality: Alta, Salt Late Co., Utah
Mountain Lady Beetle - Coccinella monticola - lacks dark suture.
Brown, W.J. 1962. A revision of the forms of Coccinella L., occurring in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Canadian Entomol. 94: 785-808.