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Species Myzia pullata - Streaked Lady Beetle

Lady Beetle - Myzia pullata Larva, 8:39am - Myzia pullata Myzia pullata Streaked Lady Beetle - Myzia pullata Streaked Lady Beetle - Myzia pullata Two Spotted Ladybug - Myzia pullata Not so streaked - Myzia pullata Coccinellidae, (not) Streaked Lady Beetle, frontal - Myzia pullata
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 Myzia
Species pullata (Streaked Lady Beetle)
Other Common Names
Streaked Ladybug (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myzia pullata (Say)
Orig. Comb: Coccinella pullata Say, 1826
Explanation of Names
pullata (L). 'dusky, dark-colored' (2)
Size
Length 6.5 to 8.0 mm (3) (larger than your average lady)
Identification
Gordon's Figures - "pronotum dark brown medially, broad lateral border white with a median dark brown spot often connected to median area" (3)
Range
e. N. Amer. (TX-GA-NL-AB) - Map (3)(BG data)
Season
mostly: May-Aug (BG data)
Food
Many specimens collected on Catalpa nectaries and persimmon flowers in Arkansas (4)
Remarks
uncommon (4)(BG data)
Print References
Say, T. 1826. Descriptions of new species of coleopterous insects inhabiting the United States. Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 5: 238-284, 293-304.
Works Cited
1.Ladybugs of Alberta
John Acorn. 2007. University of Alberta Press, 169 pages.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.
4.The Coccinellidae of Louisiana (Insecta: Coleoptera).
Chapin, J.B. 1974. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 682: 2-87.