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Species Hyperaspis tuckeri

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 Hyperaspidini (Helesius, Hyperaspidius, Hyperaspis, and Thalassa)
Genus Hyperaspis (Sigil Lady Beetles)
Species tuckeri (Hyperaspis tuckeri)
Explanation of Names
Hyperaspis tuckeri Casey, 1924
Size
Length 3.0 mm (1)
Identification
Gordon's figures - Form robust, elongate, broad. Elytron with wide, elongate, red spot. (1)
Range
se AZ - Map (Globe; Tucson (TL)) (1)
See Also
The orange spot on the elytron nearly reaches the lateral margin in H. leachi, but is clearly separate from the margin in both H. jovialis and H. tuckeri. (1)
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1924. Memoirs on the Coleoptera. XI. New Era Printing Company, Lancaster. 347 pp.
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.