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Genus Arawana

Arawana arizonica Casey - Arawana arizonica Arawana arizonica (Casey) - Arawana arizonica Arawana scapularis (Gorham) - Arawana scapularis Arawana scapularis (Gorham) - Arawana scapularis Arawana scapularis (Gorham) - Arawana scapularis
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 Chilocorinae
Genus Arawana
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leng (1908) described Arawana as a subgenus of Exochomus and elevated it to generic rank in his 1920 catalog.
Explanation of Names
Arawana Leng 1908
Numbers
A single species reported in our area.(1),(2)
A second sp. subsequently reconfirmed. (Leng, 1912),(3)
Range
se AZ, New World(2)
Print References
Gordon, R.D. 1994. Arawana scapularis (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) in the United states and new locality records for species of Arawana. Entomological News 105(3): 133-136. (3)
Leng, C.W. 1908. Notes on Coccinellidae. III. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 16(1): 33-44. (JSTOR)
Leng, C.W. 1912. Miscellaneous Notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 20(1): 67-71. (JSTOR)
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.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.
3.Arawana scapularis (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) in the United states and new locality records for species of Arawana.
Gordon, R.D. 1994. Entomological News 105(3): 133-136.