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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Scymnus semiruber

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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 (pronotum all orange)
Species semiruber (Scymnus semiruber)
Explanation of Names
Scymnus semiruber Horn, 1895
semiruber (L). 'semi reddish' (1)
1.7-2.3 mm (2)
e US (TX-FL-MA-WI) - Map (2)(3)(4)(BG data)
Gordon (1976) examined 120 spmns from e. US (2), Karl Stephan reported 13 spmns from Latimer Co., OK (4)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1895. Studies in Coccinellidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 22: 81-114.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.
3.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.
4.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)