Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


Genus Scymnus

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 Scymnini - Dusky Lady Beetles
Genus Scymnus

No Taxon spotted elytral spp.
No Taxon mostly pale spp.
No Taxon pronotum all orange
No Taxon elytral tips pale
No Taxon pronotum entirely black
Species americanus - American Scymnus Lady Beetle
Species apicanus - Apicanus Lady Beetle
Species ardelio - Scymnus ardelio
Species caudalis - Scymnus caudalis
Species caurinus - Northwestern Lady Beetle
Species consobrinus - Consobrinous Lady Beetle
Species creperus - Scymnus creperus
Species garlandicus - Garland Lady Beetle
Species horni - Scymnus horni
Species impexus - Scymnus impexus
Species indianensis - Indiana Lady Beetle
Species iowensis - Iowa Lady Beetle
Species marginicollis - Scymnus marginicollis
Species nevadensis - Nevada Lady Beetle
Species paracanus - Scymnus paracanus
Species socer - Scymnus socer
Species uncus - Scymnus uncus
No Taxon unidentified americanus group
No Taxon unidentified larvae