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Sunrise Lady Beetle - Hippodamia caseyi

Sunrise Lady Beetle - Hippodamia caseyi
Mount Rainier NP-Sunrise Trails , Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 13, 2013
Near the visitor center, elevation about 6100'

Moved
Moved from Lady Beetles.

Hippodamia caseyi
No other species has the same pronotum with the same elytra.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

genus Hippodamia
A number of spp. have this pattern on the elytra, but the pronotal pattern is pretty unique, between the black discal area extending narrowly to the margin and the short, almost round white markings rather than convergent white lines or no markings at all.

I'll run it through my key; I'm pretty sure I can get it to species, and if not, I'll narrow it down to a smaller number of possibilities.

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