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Genus Brumus

Pine Ladybird Beetle - Brumus quadripustulatus Coccinellid ? - Brumus quadripustulatus Coccinellid ? - Brumus quadripustulatus Not the Two spotted ladybeetle, but the introduced:  - Brumus quadripustulatus Lady Beetle - Brumus quadripustulatus Brumus quadripustulatus Pine Lady Beetles - Brumus quadripustulatus - male - female Exochomus californicus ? - Brumus quadripustulatus
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 Chilocorinae
Genus Brumus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1850 by Étienne Mulsant
Explanation of Names
Mulsant gives its origin as "nom mythologique" ("mythological name"). Many that he refers to that way seem to be randomly chosen from a dictionary or a list in some reference work.
Numbers
Non-native; one introduced species in North America.
Print References
Kovar, I. 1995. Revision of the genera Brumus Muls. and Exochomus Redt. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of Palaearctic Region. Part-1. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 44: 5-124.