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Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte) - Nephus guttulatus

Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte) - Nephus guttulatus
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2015

coll'ed by F. T. Scott

spmn in the TAMUIC

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Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte) - Nephus guttulatus Nephus (Scymnobius) guttulatus (LeConte) - Nephus guttulatus

Don't suppose you know the circumstances behind this one?
Wouldn't mind looking for it since I seem to live in its habitat. Do Nephus just up in sweep nets or beating trays, or does it take other means to find them?

 
I recon this spmn was coll'ed betw. 1930 & 1950
see added label data photo. they can be coll'ed via lights or possibly via beating...

 
Thanks Mike
Will make it a habit to try some searches locally for all these southern Cal spp.

Incidentally, don't suppose you have access to Nephus quadrarius? Gordon's description works but a visual depiction is always nice...

 
haven't encontered Nephus quadrarius
I'm less focused on coccinellids outside my core area of interest, namely TX and surrounding states

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