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Genus Olla

Olla v-nigrum and larvae - Olla v-nigrum Ashy Gray Lady Beetle? - Olla v-nigrum Ollav-nigrum - Olla v-nigrum Olla v-nigrum ? - Olla v-nigrum Olla v-nigrum, dark form I believe - Olla v-nigrum Mystery - Olla v-nigrum Lady beetle - Olla v-nigrum Ashy Gray Lady Beetle - Olla v-nigrum
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 Olla
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1899 by Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr.
Neartica lists 1 North American species: v-nigrim,
Print References
Vandenburg, N.J. 1992. Revision of the New World lady beetles of the genus Olla and description of a new allied genus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 85: 370-392.
Internet References
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, v.7,p.93    Casey's original description of the genus