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Species Mulsantina hudsonica - Hudsonian Lady Beetle

Ladybeetle - Mulsantina hudsonica Hudsonian ladybird - Mulsantina hudsonica Lady Beetle - Mulsantina hudsonica Leaf beetle (on hand) - Mulsantina hudsonica Lady Beetle - Mulsantina hudsonica Mulsantina hudsonica (Casey) - Mulsantina hudsonica beetle - Mulsantina hudsonica Beetle - Mulsantina hudsonica
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 Mulsantina
Species hudsonica (Hudsonian Lady Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Mulsantina hudsonica (Casey 1899)
Named after Hudson Bay, the type locality
3.5-5.0 mm(1)

illustrations; dorsal pattern variable, but the elytral vitta and the the broken M-mark on the pronotum are constant(1)
transcontinental in the north (AK-NF)(2) south to Great Lakes states and down the Appalachians to n.GA
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.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.