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Species Brachiacantha subfasciata

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles)
Subfamily Scymninae
Genus Brachiacantha (Spurleg Lady Beetles)
Species subfasciata (Brachiacantha subfasciata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brachiacantha subfasciata (Mulsant)
Orig. Comb: Brachyacantha subfasciata Mulsant 1850
Length 3.5 to 4.0 mm (1)
se AZ, c. to s. TX / Mex. - Map (stars) (1)
Type locality: "Mexique" (1)
See Also
The south Texas specimens have an additional apical spot on each elytron, resembling H. barberi. However, H. barberi is consistently smaller and more rounded in body form. (1)

Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant
- Range: w. NA
Det. R. Gordon, 1977
Print References
Mulsant, M.E. 1850. Species de Coleopteres trimeres securipalpes. Ann. Sci. Phys. Nat. Lyon 2: 1-1104.
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.