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Subspecies Neoharmonia venusta ampla

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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 Neoharmonia
Species venusta (V-marked Lady Beetle)
Subspecies ampla (Neoharmonia venusta ampla)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant)
Orig. Comb: Harmonia ampla Mulsant, 1850
Numbers
One of two subspecies of Neoharmonia venusta
Size
Length 4.50 to 7.00 mm (1)
Identification
Range
c. AZ to southmost TX - Range map (1)
See Also
The other subspecies, N. venusta venusta, occurs in the eastern U.S. and Canada, with very little range overlap.
Print References
Whitehead, D.R. and R.M. Duffield. 1982. An Unusual Specialized Predator Prey Association (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae, Chrysomelidae): Failure of a Chemical Defense and Possible Practical Application. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 36(1): 96-97.
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.