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Photo#761109
Scymnus

Scymnus
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
April 16, 2013
Size: 2.5-3 mm

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Moved
Moved from Scymnus.

Moved
Moved from Lady Beetles.

Scymnus, probably S. fraternus
It's definitely in the subgenus Scymnus Pullus, and when I key it out I keep getting S. fraternus. I'm not 100% sure, I'll do a little more research.

We currently don't have the genus Scymnus split by subgenera, I'm going to consider doing that, so even if I can't get the beetle to species it would have a better place to go that just the genus.

certainly scymnine
This pattern is fairly common in scymnines; usually D. terminatus has a larger pale area at the apex. I'll check my scymnine reference.

 
Thanks
I see what you mean about many of the images placed in D. terminatus. I added another pic that more clearly shows the extent.

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