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Coccinellidae - Brumus quadripustulatus

Coccinellidae - Brumus quadripustulatus
Salt Lake City (N40°45.810'W111°51.020'ele4650'), Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
July 28, 2008
Size: 4.75mm
From the same group of emergents submitted earlier, coloration has become more defined. The puparium was the double husk version. I'm guessing a species of Chilocoris. Suggestions appreciated.

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Moved
Moved from Ladybird Beetles.

i'd say, Exochomus
wait for a 2nd opinion

 
2nd Exochomus
specifically, Exochomus quadripustulatus - an introduced species, originally found only around San Fran CA(1), but now apparently spread or introduced much further. Differs from the similar E. californicus by the pronotum anterior margin and angle narrowly yellow; elytron with spot just behind middle rather than near apex.

 
Appreciate
the answer to the puzzle, amazing how many introduced species become established. Thanks for the details.

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