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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Microweisea misella

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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 Sticholotidinae
Tribe Microweiseini
Genus Microweisea (Minute Lady Beetles)
Species misella (Microweisea misella)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microweisea misella (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Pentilia misella LeConte, 1878
Explanation of Names
misella = Latin 'poor, wretched'
widely dist., except sw US and s. FL - Map (1)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1878. Additional descriptions of new species. In: E.A. Schwarz. The Coleoptera of Florida. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17: 353-472.
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.