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Species Hyperaspis quadrivittata - Four-streaked Lady Beetle

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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 Scymninae
Tribe Hyperaspidini (Helesius, Hyperaspidius, Hyperaspis, and Thalassa)
Genus Hyperaspis (Sigil Lady Beetles)
Species quadrivittata (Four-streaked Lady Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyperaspis quadrivittata LeConte 1852
Explanation of Names
From Latin quattor- "4" + vitta- "band" (see vitta in the glossary).
No doubt refers to the 4 lines on the elytra
Size
Length 2.0 to 2.70 mm (1)
Identification
Range
w. NA - Map (1),(BG data)
See Also
Hyperaspis brunnescens Dobzhansky
- Range: MN-IA-IL
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1852. Remarks upon the Coccinellidae of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 6: 129-145. (p.133)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.