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Species Scymnus rubricaudus

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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 Scymninae
Tribe Scymnini (Dusky Lady Beetles)
Genus Scymnus
No Taxon (elytral tips pale)
Species rubricaudus (Scymnus rubricaudus)
Explanation of Names
Scymnus rubricaudus Casey, 1899
Rubricaudus - Latin for "red tail," referring to the reddish rear end of this species.
Size
Length: 1.65 - 2.05 mm (1)
Identification
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-WI / Ont.) (disjunct records in ND-SD) (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: Kansas
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1899. A revision of the American Coccinellidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 7: 71-169.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
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.