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Species Cycloneda sanguinea - Spotless Lady Beetle

Cycloneda sanguinea for California in March - Cycloneda sanguinea Spotless Lady Beetle - Cycloneda sanguinea - female lady beetle larva - Cycloneda sanguinea Cycloneda sanguinea Cycloneda sanguinea Glossy red spotless lady beetle - Cycloneda sanguinea Hippodamia convergens ? - Cycloneda sanguinea Spotless Lady Beetle - Cycloneda sanguinea - female
Classification
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 Cycloneda (Spotless Lady Beetles)
Species sanguinea (Spotless Lady Beetle)
Other Common Names
Blood-Red Ladybird Beetle
Explanation of Names
Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus 1763)
sanguinea 'blood-red'
Range
so. US (CA-FL-VA) [map](1) to Chile; Cuba, Bahamas(2)
Works Cited
1.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.