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Genus Calvia

Twice-stabbed Ladybird Beetle? - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Ladybird? - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Spotted Lady Beetle - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Two-spotted ladybug - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Cream-spotted Lady Beetle - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Cream-spotted Lady Beetle - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Lady beetle Yellowknife 2016 - Calvia quatuordecimguttata Cream-spotted Lady Beetle - Calvia quatuordecimguttata
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 Coccinellinae
Genus Calvia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1850 by Étienne_Mulsant
Numbers
Calvia is primarily an Old World genus with approximately 20 species names, mainly in the Palearctic region. Calvia quatuordecimguttata is a holarctic species and the only North American representative of the genus (1)
Range
Holarctic, locally: north of n. CA to NJ (1)
Internet References
Species des coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes, p.143 - Mulsant's original description of the genus (in French)
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.