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Coccinellidae (Ladybird Beetles) - Scymnus

Coccinellidae (Ladybird Beetles) - Scymnus
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
March 15, 2009
Size: small
Found on dried beach grass with White Oak and Poison Ivy nearby.
Runs fast non stop at 40º temperature.


Moved from Scymnus.

Scymnus kansanus or S. cervicalis
A dorsal shot straight-down might reveal the ambiguous "elongated" or "oval" form, but a ventral shot is really needed to distinguish the two. Still, it's narrowed down considerably now!

probably Scymnus sp.

Scymnus sp.
Thank you Boris for ID help on this one.