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Species Hyperaspis inedita

Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant - Hyperaspis inedita Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant - Hyperaspis inedita
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
Tribe Hyperaspidini
Genus Hyperaspis (Sigil Lady Beetles)
Species inedita (Hyperaspis inedita)
Explanation of Names
Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant, 1850
Length 2.65 to 3.0 mm (1)
Gordon's figures - Pronotum with broad lateral area yellow/orange. Elytron single red spot of variable size, rarely immaculate (1)
the center of discal spots are caudad to middle of length (2)
se US - scattered records (LA-FL-NC-OK) - Map (1)(3)
Joan Chapin (1974) reported 73 spmns from Louisiana betw. May 18 to August 2. (2)
See Also
H. binotata, H. signata and H. conviva (2)

Hyperaspis binotata (Say)
- Range: e. N. Amer.
Dets. R. Gordon
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.
2.The Coccinellidae of Louisiana (Insecta: Coleoptera).
Chapin, J.B. 1974. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 682: 2-87.
3.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)