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Mealybug Destroyer? - Hyperaspis

Mealybug Destroyer? - Hyperaspis
Atco, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
June 2, 2012
Size: 5mm?
Found on rose of sharon.
Looks waxy curls is not long enough but...?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Scymninae, maybe Hyperaspis sp.
It's in subfamily Scymninae for sure, but it's not Cryptolaemus montrouzieri. It doesn't look like larvae of Tribe Scymnini, either, but does remind me of larvae in Hyperaspis. Are there any adult Hyperaspis on the same plant or nearby? I remember you submitted some adult photos but not what plant they were on.

 
Hyperaspis
Yes! Same rose of sharon as I foud these!

 
Hyperaspis it is then :)
Terrific! I can't go farther than genus but I'm happy to have a good larval photo at last.

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