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Species Hyperaspis significans

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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 Scymninae
Tribe Hyperaspidini
Genus Hyperaspis (Sigil Lady Beetles)
Species significans (Hyperaspis significans)
Explanation of Names
Hyperaspis significans Casey, 1908
Size
Length 2.20 to 2.65 mm (1)
Identification
Gordon's figures - Elytron entirely black or with single spot of varying size on lateral margin (1)
The form with maculate elytra (significans) and the form with immaculate elytra (concurrens) often occur together without intergrades.
Range
s. CA to sw NM - Map (stars) (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: St. George, Utah
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1908. Notes on the Coccinellidae, The Canadian Entomologist 40: 393-421.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
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.