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Species Brachiacantha querceti - Oak Lady Beetle

Ladybirds - Brachiacantha querceti - male - female Ladybirds - Brachiacantha querceti - male - female lady beetle lady beetle lady beetle lady beetle Brachiacantha querceti Schwarz - Brachiacantha querceti Brachiacantha querceti Schwarz - Brachiacantha querceti
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
Genus Brachiacantha (Spurleg Lady Beetles)
Species querceti (Oak Lady Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Brachiacantha querceti Schwarz 1878
querceti - Latin for "of oak woods/forest". Schwartz noted that it was "abundant on oak shrubs"
Identification
Range
c. to s. FL - Map (1)
Print References
Schwarz, E.A. 1878. The Coleoptera of Florida. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17: 353-372, 434-472. (p. 362)
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.