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Species Hyperaspis proba - Esteemed Lady Beetle

Lady beetle - Hyperaspis proba - female Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis proba - male Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis proba - male Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis proba - male Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis proba - male Orange-spotted black ladybug - Hyperaspis proba - female Orange-spotted black ladybug - Hyperaspis proba - female Hyperaspis proba - female
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 proba (Esteemed Lady Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyperaspis proba (Say)
Orig. Comb: Coccinella proba Say, 1826
Explanation of Names
proba (L). "proper, upright, virtuous"
Size
Length 2.0 to 3.0 mm (1)
Identification
Range
NM-NC-NH-SD - Map(1)
Print References
Say, T. 1826. Descriptions of new species of coleopterous insects inhabiting the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5: 238-284, 293-304. (p. 303)
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.