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Species Brumoides septentrionis

Variable lady beetle ? - Brumoides septentrionis Chilocorinae - Brumoides septentrionis Chilocorinae - Brumoides septentrionis Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham) - Brumoides septentrionis Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham) - Brumoides septentrionis lady in yellowknife - Brumoides septentrionis Brumoides septentrionis davisi - Brumoides septentrionis Brumoides septentrionis davisi - Brumoides septentrionis
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 Chilocorinae
Genus Brumoides
Species septentrionis (Brumoides septentrionis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brumoides septentrionis (Weise)
Orig. Comb: Brumus septentrionis Weise, 1885
Numbers
Three subspecies in North America:
Brumoides septentrionis septentrionis (Weise, 1885)
Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham, 1894)
Brumoides septentrionis davisi (Leng, 1908)
Size
Length 2.9 to 3.0 mm, width 1.6 to 2.4 mm.(1)
Identification
Oval shape
Black head and pronotum
Red with black suture and additional black markings: may be two black spots on each elytron or one stripe on each elytron.
Range
Map (1)
B. s. septentrionis: Hudson Bay to northern Arizona, west to Alaska and northern California
B. s. hogei: Colorado to west Texas, west to Idaho and Arizona
B. s. davisi: Southeastern Canada to Virginia, west to Minnesota(1)
Gordon's (1985) range map for the two western subspecies shows considerable overlap, something that subspecies aren't supposed to do...
Remarks
uncommonly collected (BG data)
Internet References
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.