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Genus Adalia

Ladybeetle Adalia bipunctata - Adalia bipunctata Mating Adalia, two colour forms! - Adalia bipunctata - male - female Lady Beetle ID - Adalia bipunctata - male - female Two spotted ladybeetle - Adalia bipunctata Two-spotted Lady Beetle, yet another colour variant - Adalia bipunctata Spotless Two-spotted Lady Beetle - Adalia bipunctata Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus) - Adalia bipunctata Lady beetle larva - Adalia bipunctata
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 Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles)
Subfamily Coccinellinae
Genus Adalia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1846 by Étienne Mulsant as Idalia, then in 1850 Mulsant gave it the substitute name Adalia after discovering that Idalia had already been used for a genus of moths
Internet References
Histoire naturelle des coléoptères de France: Sulcicolles-Sécuripalpes, p.44    Mulsant's original description of the genus (in French)