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Genus Hyperaspidius

Hyperaspidius venustulus (Mulsant) - Hyperaspidius venustulus Hyperaspidius tristis (LeConte) - Hyperaspidius tristis Hyperaspidius comparatus female, dorsal - Hyperaspidius comparatus - female Coleoptera - Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius marginatus (Gaines) - Hyperaspidius marginatus Hyperaspidius militaris (LeConte) - Hyperaspidius militaris Hyperaspidius sp. - Hyperaspidius Arizona Beetle for ID - Hyperaspidius
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 Hyperaspidius
Explanation of Names
Hyperaspidius Crotch 1873
26 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Oval or oblong; Usually black or brown, often with bold markings. Generally more angular in build than Hyperaspis, with a rectangular form and a wide head.
generally dist. around N. Amer. (1)
predators of scale insects and mealybugs (1)
See Also
Hyperaspis revocans Casey
- Range: sw US

Hyperaspis annexa
- Range: CA
Print References
Crotch, G. R. 1873. Revision of the Coccinellidae of the United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 363-382. (p. 382)
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.