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Species Psyllobora borealis - Western Psyllobora Lady Beetle

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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 Coccinellinae
Genus Psyllobora (Fungus-eating Lady Beetles)
Species borealis (Western Psyllobora Lady Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Psyllobora borealis Casey 1899
Size
Length 2.4 to 3.1 mm (1)
Identification
Gordon's figures - "The robust form and elytral color pattern will separate P. borealis from P. vigintimaculata which it most nearly resembles." (1)
Range
CA-NM-MT-BC - Map (1)
Remarks
Type locality: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1899. A revision of the American Coccinellidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 7: 71-169.
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.