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Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis octavia - male

Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis octavia - Male
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
July 17, 2010
Size: ~2.3mm
Brachiacantha sp.?

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Hyperaspis octavia
Brachiacantha species always have a prominent spur on the foreleg:


Hyperaspis octavia is closely related to H. undulata, but notice that the pale markings on the edge of the elytra are not connected. It's a male, with a pale head. The other individual is a dark-headed female with fewer pale areas on her pronotum.

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