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Species Helesius nigripennis

Helesius nigripennis (LeConte) - Helesius nigripennis Helesius nigripennis (LeConte) - Helesius nigripennis Helesius nigripennis (LeConte) - Helesius nigripennis
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 Helesius
Species nigripennis (Helesius nigripennis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Helesius nigripennis (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Scymnus nigripennis LeConte, 1878
Numbers
2 spp. (1)
Size
Length 2.45 to 3.0 mm (1)
Range
Mont., Colo., w. Tex. - Map (1)(BG data)
Remarks
Type locality: Florissant, Colorado, 8,000 feet
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1878. The Coleoptera of the alpine regions of the Rocky Mountains. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 4: 447-480.
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.