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Genus Coelophora

Variable Lady Beetle..? - Coelophora inaequalis Variable Lady Beetle (was: Unknown lady) - Coelophora inaequalis - male Unknown Coccinellidae - Coelophora inaequalis Black Stripe Ladybug - Coelophora inaequalis ladybug - Coelophora inaequalis Ladybug larva - Anatis rathvoni - Coelophora inaequalis Ladybeetle - Coelophora inaequalis Lady beetle ID - Coelophora inaequalis
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 Coelophora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1850 by Étienne Mulsant
Explanation of Names
From Greek koilos (κοιλος)- "hollow" + phora (φορα)- "bearing"
Not to be confused with the moth genus Coleophora.
Internet References
Species des coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes, p.390    Mulsant's original description of the genus (in French)