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Species Myzia subvittata - Subvittate Lady Beetle

Whorled Coccinellid - Myzia subvittata Myzia subvittata Myzia subvittata? - Myzia subvittata Myzia subvittata (Mulsant) - Myzia subvittata Chrysomelidae? - Myzia subvittata 9308 - Myzia subvittata Worn Mulsantina picta? - Myzia subvittata Myzia subvittata (Mulsant) - Myzia subvittata
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 Myzia
Species subvittata (Subvittate Lady Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myzia subvittata (Mulsant)
Orig. Comb: Mysia subvittata Mulsant 1850
3 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Length 5.70 to 8.0 mm (2)
Gordon's figures - elytra variable, but head with dark area (at least on vertex); pronotum usually with median third black or brown (2)
w. coast: CA-BC to w. MT - Map (2),(BG data)
May-Sep (BG data)
Internet References
Mulsant, M.E. 1850. Species de Coleopteres trimeres securipalpes. Ann. Sci. Phys. Nat. Lyon 2: 1-1104. (p.138)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.