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Dusky Lady Beetle - Scymnus kansanus

Dusky Lady Beetle - Scymnus kansanus
Ballston Lake, Saratoga County, New York, USA
May 23, 2012
Size: ~ 2 mm
On white ash leaf. ID help appreciated.

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Dusky Lady Beetle - Scymnus kansanus Dusky Lady Beetle - Scymnus kansanus Dusky Lady Beetle - Scymnus kansanus

Moved
Moved from Dusky Lady Beetles.

Scymnus kansanus
The narrow, elongated shape is the first clue. Thank you for the ventral image, that's necessary to tell this sp. from S. cervicalis! The structure of the prosternal carinae and the fifth abdominal segment match S. kansanus perfectly.

some Scymnus look exactly like this, but i'm no expert
Moved from Beetles.

 
The studio shots
should help narrow it down. I'm thinking maybe S. cervicalis?

 
the LB Team will take care of it

 
I feel like I need a theme song now!
:)

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