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Species Clypastraea lepida

Beetle - Clypastraea lepida Corylophidae - Minute Hooded Beetle - Clypastraea lepida Minute hooded beetle (Corylophidae) - Clypastraea lepida Clypastraea lepida BioBlitz Bug 142 - Clypastraea lepida Tiny Beetle - Clypastraea lepida Tiny Beetle - Clypastraea lepida Clypastraea lepida (LeConte) - Clypastraea lepida
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 Corylophidae (Minute Hooded Beetles)
Tribe Parmulini
Genus Clypastraea
Species lepida (Clypastraea lepida)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sacium lepidum, Molamba lepida, Arthrolips lepidus
Explanation of Names
Clypastraea lepida (LeConte 1852)
se US (TX-FL) (1)(2)
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.
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.Illustrated Beetle (Coleoptera) Inventory of the Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Cameron County, Texas)
Edward G. Riley & Michael A. Quinn. 2011. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.