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Species Nephus guttulatus

Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte) - Nephus guttulatus
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 Nephus
Species guttulatus (Nephus guttulatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Scymnus guttulatus LeConte, 1852
Identification
variable, see Gordon's Figures (1)
Range
sw. US to w. TX - Map (1) Note, Gordon's (1976) text mentions a record from New Orleans, LA that isn't mapped... (2)
Print References
LeConte, J. L. 1852. Remarks upon the Coccinellidae of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6: 129-145.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.The Scymnini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of the United States & Canada: Key to genera and revision of Scymnus, Nephus, & Diomus
Robert D. Gordon. 1976. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Buffalo, NY, Vol 28.