Texas Beetle Resources


Lady Beetles ("Ladybugs") of Texas

Family Coccinellidae

~125 species of coccinellids have been recorded from Texas
Over 100 species are illustrated here

Speciemens primarily shot at the TAMUIC and UTIC
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Genus Cephaloscymnus

Cephaloscymnus sp. - Cephaloscymnus occidentalis
     Cephaloscymnus occidentalis Horn

     Cephaloscymnus zimmermanni australis Gordon
     Cephaloscymnus sp.

Genus Delphastus  

Delphastus pusilla (LeConte) - Delphastus pusillus Delphastus pusilla (LeConte)  - Delphastus pusillus Delphastus pusilla (LeConte)  - Delphastus pusillus
     Delphastus pusillus (LeConte) 

Genus Gnathoweisea

Gnathoweisea sp., prob. texana Gordon - Gnathoweisea texana
     Gnathoweisea texana Gordon       

Genus Microweisea

Microweisea sp. - Microweisea
     Microweisea sp.
     Microweisea minuta (Casey) 

Genus Brachiacantha 

Brachiacantha barberi Gordon - Brachiacantha barberi Brachiacantha barberi Gordon - Brachiacantha barberi Brachiacantha barberi Gordon - Brachiacantha barberi
    Brachiacantha barberi
Gordon 

Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - Brachiacantha bollii - female Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - Brachiacantha bollii - female Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - Brachiacantha bollii - female Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - Brachiacantha bollii Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - Brachiacantha bollii 
     Brachiacantha bollii Crotch 

Brachiacantha decora Casey - Brachiacantha decora
     Brachiacantha decora Casey 

Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum
Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - Brachiacantha quadrillum
     Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte 

Brachiacantha subfasciata Mulsant - Brachiacantha subfasciata - female
     Brachiacantha subfasciata Mulsant 

Back and orange
 beetle - Brachiacantha tau Back and orange
 beetle - Brachiacantha tau
     Brachiacantha tau LeConte 

Brachiacantha testudo Casey - Brachiacantha testudo Brachiacantha testudo Casey - Brachiacantha testudo
     Brachiacantha testudo Casey 

Genus Cryptolaemus

          Mealybug Destoryer - Cryptolaemus montrouzieri - male Lady beetle - Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
                Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant

Genus Didion

Histerid? - Didion punctatum Unknown  - Didion punctatum
    Didion punctatum (Melsheimer)

Genus Diomus 

Unknown Beetle - Diomus amabilis Unknown Beetle - Diomus amabilis
     Diomus amabilis (LeConte) 

Diomus debilis (LeConte) - Diomus debilis Diomus debilis (LeConte) - Diomus debilis Diomus debilis (LeConte) - Diomus debilis
     Diomus debilis (LeConte)

Diomus liebecki (Horn) - Diomus liebecki
     Diomus liebecki (Horn) 

Diomus pseudotaedatus Gordon - Diomus pseudotaedatus Diomus pseudotaedatus Gordon - Diomus pseudotaedatus
     Diomus pseudotaedatus Gordon 

Diomus terminatus (Say) - Diomus terminatus Diomus terminatus (Say) - Diomus terminatus Diomus terminatus (Say) - Diomus terminatus
     Diomus terminatus (Say)

     Diomus texanus Gordon - Trans-Pecos

Diomus xanthaspis (Mulsant) - Diomus xanthaspis
     Diomus xanthaspis (Mulsant) 

Genus Nephaspis 

Dusky Lady Beetle - Nephaspis oculatus Nephaspis oculatus (Blatchley) - Nephaspis oculatus Nephaspis oculatus (Blatchley) - Nephaspis oculatus
     Nephaspis oculatus (Blatchley) 

Genus Nephus 

Nephus flavifrons (Melsheimer) - Nephus flavifrons Nephus flavifrons (Melsheimer) - Nephus flavifrons Nephus flavifrons (Melsheimer) - Nephus flavifrons Nephus flavifrons (Melsheimer) - Nephus flavifrons
     Nephus flavifrons (Melsheimer)    

Gordon's Figures
     Nephus guttulatus
(LeConte) - Trans-Pecos, sw US

Nephus intrusus (Horn) - Nephus intrusus
     Nephus intrusus (Horn)

     Nephus sordidus (Horn) 

Genus Helesius 

Helesius nubilans Casey - Helesius nubilans Helesius nubilans Casey - Helesius nubilans
     Helesius nubilans Casey 

Genus Hyperaspis 

Hyperaspis - female Hyperaspis - female Hyperaspis - female
     Hyperaspis sp. - New US Record

Hyperaspis bensonica Casey - Hyperaspis bensonica Hyperaspis bensonica Casey - Hyperaspis bensonica Hyperaspis bensonica Casey - Hyperaspis bensonica
     Hyperaspis bensonica Casey 

Hyperaspis bigeminata (Randall) - Hyperaspis bigeminata - female Hyperaspis bigeminata (Randall) - Hyperaspis bigeminata - female
     Hyperaspis bigeminata (Randall) 

Hyperaspis Hyperaspis
     Hyperaspis caseyi Gordon 

Ladybird Beetle - Hyperaspis connectens - female Hyperaspis connectens (Thunberg, 1808) - Hyperaspis connectens - female Ladybird Beetle - Hyperaspis connectens
     Hyperaspis connectens (Thunberg) 

hyper - Hyperaspis conspirans hyper - Hyperaspis conspirans hyper - Hyperaspis conspirans
     Hyperaspis conspirans Casey 

Hyperaspis cruenta LeConte - Hyperaspis cruenta Hyperaspis cruenta LeConte - Hyperaspis cruenta Hyperaspis cruenta LeConte - Hyperaspis cruenta
     Hyperaspis cruenta LeConte 

Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma
     Hyperaspis gemma Casey 

Hyperaspis globula Casey - Hyperaspis globula Hyperaspis globula Casey - Hyperaspis globula Hyperaspis globula Casey - Hyperaspis globula Hyperaspis globula Casey - Hyperaspis globula
     Hyperaspis globula Casey 

Hyperaspis imitator Gordon - Hyperaspis imitator Hyperaspis imitator Gordon - Hyperaspis imitator Hyperaspis imitator Gordon - Hyperaspis imitator Hyperaspis imitator Gordon - Hyperaspis imitator
     Hyperaspis imitator Gordon 

          Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant - Hyperaspis inedita Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant - Hyperaspis inedita
               Hyperaspis inedita Mulsant - recorded from LA & OK

Hyperaspis inflexa Casey - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis inflexa Casey - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis inflexa Casey - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis inflexa Casey - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis inflexa
     Hyperaspis inflexa Casey 

 Coccinellidae  - Hyperaspis lateralis - male Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female
     Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant 

Hyperaspis - Hyperaspis levrati Hyperaspis - Hyperaspis levrati
     Hyperaspis levrati
(Mulsant) 

Hyperaspis lugubris (Randall) - Hyperaspis lugubris Hyperaspis lugubris (Randall) - Hyperaspis lugubris
     Hyperaspis lugubris (Randall)

Hyperaspis medialis Casey - Hyperaspis medialis Hyperaspis medialis Casey - Hyperaspis medialis Hyperaspis medialis Casey - Hyperaspis medialis
     Hyperaspis medialis Casey 

Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata
     Hyperaspis octonotata Casey 

Hyperaspis pleuralis Casey - Hyperaspis pleuralis Hyperaspis pleuralis Casey - Hyperaspis pleuralis
    Hyperaspis pleuralis Casey

Hyperaspis proba (Say) - Hyperaspis proba Lady Beetle - Hyperaspis proba Lady beetle - Hyperaspis proba - female
    Hyperaspis proba (Say)

Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata
     Hyperaspis punctata
LeConte 

Hyperaspis rotunda Casey - Hyperaspis rotunda Hyperaspis rotunda Casey - Hyperaspis rotunda Hyperaspis rotunda Casey - Hyperaspis rotunda Hyperaspis rotunda Casey - Hyperaspis rotunda
     Hyperaspis rotunda Casey 

Hyperaspis schaefferi Gordon - Hyperaspis schaefferi Hyperaspis schaefferi Gordon - Hyperaspis schaefferi
     Hyperaspis schaefferi Gordon 

Hyperaspis signata bicentralis Casey - Hyperaspis signata Hyperaspis signata bicentralis Casey - Hyperaspis signata Hyperaspis signata bicentralis Casey - Hyperaspis signata Hyperaspis signata bicentralis Casey - Hyperaspis signata
     Hyperaspis signata (Olivier)

Gordon's Figures
     Hyperaspis triangulum Casey - Trans-Pecos, se AZ

Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - Hyperaspis trifurcata Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - Hyperaspis trifurcata Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - Hyperaspis trifurcata Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - Hyperaspis trifurcata
     Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - c. TX south.

Hyperaspis weisei Schaeffer - Hyperaspis weisei Hyperaspis weisei Schaeffer - Hyperaspis weisei Hyperaspis weisei Schaeffer - Hyperaspis weisei
      Hyperaspis weisei Schaeffer 

Hyperaspis wickhami Casey - Hyperaspis wickhami Hyperaspis wickhami Casey - Hyperaspis wickhami Hyperaspis wickhami Casey - Hyperaspis wickhami Hyperaspis wickhami Casey - Hyperaspis wickhami
     Hyperaspis wickhami Casey 

Genus Hyperaspidius

Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius Hyperaspidius - female
    Hyperaspidius spp.

Hyperaspidius nanellus Gordon - Hyperaspidius nanellus
    Hyperaspidius nanellus Gordon

Gordon's Figures
    Hyperaspidius marginatus (Gaines) - e. TX

Hyperaspidius oblongus Casey - Hyperaspidius oblongus
    Hyperaspidius oblongus Casey

Genus Selvadius 

Selvadius sp. - Selvadius
     Selvadius sp.
     Selvadius rectus Casey 

Genus Scymnus 

Scymnus sp. - Scymnus
     Scymnus sp.
     Scymnus (Pullus) ardelio Horn
     Scymnus (Pullus) aridus Casey 


     Scymnus (Pullus) brullei
Mulsant 


     Scymnus (Pullus) caudalis LeConte

Scymnus cervicalis Mulsant  - Scymnus cervicalis Scymnus cervicalis Mulsant - Scymnus cervicalis
     Scymnus (Pullus) cervicalis Mulsant 

     Scymnus (Pullus) cockerelli Casey 


     Scymnus (Pullus) compar Casey

Scymnus creperus Mulsant - Scymnus creperus Scymnus creperus Mulsant - Scymnus creperus
     Scymnus (Pullus) creperus Mulsant

Scymnus enochrus Gordon - Scymnus enochrus
     Scymnus (Pullus) enochrus Gordon

     Scymnus (Pullus) horni Gorham 
     Scymnus (Pullus) howdeni Gordon 

 Scymnus kansanus? - Scymnus kansanus  Scymnus kansanus? - Scymnus kansanus
     Scymnus (Pullus) kansanus Casey 

Scymnus (Pullus) loewii Mulsant - Scymnus loewii Scymnus loewii Mulsant - Scymnus loewii
     Scymnus (Pullus) loewii Mulsant - southern half of US, to S. Amer.

Scymnus louisianae J. Chapin - Scymnus louisianae Scymnus louisianae J. Chapin - Scymnus louisianae
     Scymnus (Pullus) louisianae J. Chapin

Scymnus pacificus Crotch - Scymnus pacificus Scymnus pacificus Crotch - Scymnus pacificus
     Scymnus (Pullus) pacificus Crotch

     Scymnus (Pullus) pallens LeConte 
     Scymnus (Pullus) pauculus Gordon 

flood debris #9 - Scymnus rubricaudus flood debris #9 - Scymnus rubricaudus
     Scymnus (Pullus) rubricaudus Casey

     Scymnus (Pullus) socer LeConte 
     Scymnus (Pullus) tenebrosus Mulsant 
     Scymnus (Pullus) uncus Wingo 
     Scymnus (Scymnus) apicanus apicanus J. Chapin

Scymnus circumspectus Horn - Scymnus circumspectus Scymnus circumspectus Horn - Scymnus circumspectus
     Scymnus (Scymnus) circumspectus Horn

scymnine - Scymnus indianensis scymnine - Scymnus indianensis
     Scymnus (Scymnus) indianensis Weise

     Scymnus (Scymnus) paracanus paracanus J. Chapin 

Genus Stethorus 

Stethorus sp. - Stethorus
     Stethorus sp.
     Stethorus caseyi Gordon & Chapin 
     Stethorus pinachi Gordon & Chapin 
     Stethorus utilis (Horn) 

Genus Thalassa

Twice- stabbed ladybeetle? - Thalassa montezumae - female Thalassa montezumae Mulsant - Thalassa montezumae - male Large Ladybird Beetle - Thalassa montezumae - male
     Thalassa montezumae Mulsant - se. AZ, s. TX

Genus Zagloba 

Zagloba hystrix Casey - Zagloba hystrix
     Zagloba hystrix Casey

     Zagloba satana Gordon 


Subfamily Chilocorinae

       Genus Brumoides

           Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham) - Brumoides septentrionis
                Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham) - Trans-Pecos, sw US

       Genus Axion

 Axion plagiatum - Axion plagiatum Axion venter, edited for detail - Axion plagiatum Beetle larva - Axion 
plagiatum
     Axion plagiatum (Olivier) - e. US

Three-spotted Lady Beetle - Axion tripustulatum Axion tripustulatum
     Axion tripustulatum (DeGeer) - throughout TX, sw US

Genus Exochomus 

Exochomus childreni Mulsant  - Exochomus childreni - male Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte - Exochomus childreni Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte - Exochomus childreni Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte - Exochomus childreni Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte - Exochomus childreni Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte  - Exochomus childreni
     Exochomus childreni guexi LeConte - LA to c. TX and south

Dark Lady Beetle with 2 orange spots and rim around edges - Exochomus subrotundus blackish Lady Beetle with reddish markings on Goosefoot - Exochomus subrotundus Dark Lady Beetle with 2 orange spots and rim around edges - Exochomus subrotundus Dark Lady Beetle with 2 orange spots and rim around edges - Exochomus subrotundus
     Exochomus subrotundus Casey - Trans-Pecos, sw US

Genus Chilocorus

Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti
     Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - widely dist. across s. US

Twice-stabbed ladybird - Chilocorus stigma Twice-stabbed lady beetle - Chilocorus stigma Chilocorus stigma (Say) - Chilocorus stigma
     Chilocorus stigma (Say) - most of N. Amer., except w. coast


Genus Anovia

          Gordon's Figures
               Anovia virginalis (Wickham) - s. TX to AZ, UT

Genus Rhyzobius

Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell) - Rhyzobius lophanthae Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell) - Rhyzobius lophanthae Rhyzobius lophanthae maybe - Rhyzobius lophanthae

                Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell) - Non-native - se US to CA

Genus Rodolia 

Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - Rodolia cardinalis Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - Rodolia cardinalis Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - Rodolia cardinalis Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - Rodolia cardinalis Vedalia Lady Beetle - Rodolia cardinalis Vedalia Beetle Larvae - Rodolia cardinalis
     Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - Non-native - se US, CA


Subfamily Coccinellinae

       Genus Paranaemia

          Coccinelidae - Paranaemia vittigera
                Paranaemia vittigera (Mannerheim) - Trans-Pecos, w. N. Amer.

Genus Naemia 

Naemia seriata (Melsheimer) - Naemia seriata Ladybeetle - Naemia seriata Lady Beetle - Naemia seriata coccinellid larva - Naemia seriata
     Naemia seriata (Melsheimer) "Seaside Lady Beetle" - Atlantic Coast from Brownsville, TX to New Brunswick

Genus Coleomegilla 

Coleomegilla maculata (DeGeer) - Coleomegilla maculata BG2558 E1670 - Coleomegilla maculata BG2558 E1670 - Coleomegilla maculata Ladybeetle larva - Coleomegilla maculata
     Coleomegilla maculata (Degeer) - e. US to CA along the SW border.

Genus Hippodamia 

Convergent Ladybird Beetle for California in April - 
Hippodamia convergens convergent
 lady beetle? - Hippodamia convergens Convergent 
Lady Beetle - Hippodamia convergens Lady Beetle 
Larva ? - Hippodamia convergens Ladybird 
bettle swarm - Hippodamia convergens
     Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville - throughout US and sw Canada

Hippodamia sinuata crotchi Casey - Hippodamia sinuata Different Lady Beetle - Hippodamia sinuata Convergent Lady ? - Hippodamia sinuata
    Hippodamia sinuata crotchi Casey - Trans-Pecos, western N. Amer., but abscent from w. coast.

Genus Adalia


      Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus) - "Two-spotted Lady Beetle" - fairly common in New Mexico, recorded in OK, but no TX records that I know of...

Genus Coccinella 

Coccinella novemnotata Herbst - Coccinella novemnotata Nearly unspotted Nine-spotted - Coccinella novemnotata
     Coccinella novemnotata Herbst - current range limited to w. N. Amer., upper midwest, and coastal New England

  Seven-spotted Lady Beetle larva - Coccinella septempunctata
     Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus "Seven-spotted Lady Beetle" - Non-native - throughout N. Amer.

Genus Cycloneda 

Cycloneda munda (Say) - Cycloneda munda Cycloneda munda ? - Cycloneda munda Cycloneda munda (Say) - Cycloneda munda larva - Cycloneda munda
     Cycloneda munda (Say) - e. N. Amer.

Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) - Cycloneda sanguinea Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) - Cycloneda sanguinea Coccinellid Larva -
 Cycloneda sanguinea
     Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) - CA to VA, but mostly CA, TX, FL

Genus Harmonia 

Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle - Harmonia axyridis   Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) - Harmonia axyridis  Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle - Harmonia axyridis Lady beetle larva - 
Harmonia axyridis
     Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) "Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle" - Non-native - throughout N. Amer.

Genus Anatis

lady beetle - Anatis labiculata
     Anatis labiculata (Say) - e. N. Amer., absent from Gulf Coast.

Anatis lecontei Casey - Anatis lecontei Anatis lecontei Casey - Anatis lecontei
     Anatis lecontei Casey - Guadalupe Mountains, Rocky Mtns.

Genus Myzia

Myzia interrupta (Casey) - Myzia interrupta Myzia interrupta (Casey) - Myzia interrupta Myzia interrupta (Casey) - Myzia interrupta
     Myzia interrupta (Casey) - Trans-Pecos, w. N. Amer.

Myzia pullata (Say) - Myzia pullata Myzia pullata (Say) - Myzia pullata Ladybird beetle - Myzia pullata Larva of Unknown Lady Bug Species - Myzia pullata
     Myzia pullata (Say) - e. N. Amer.

Genus Olla 

Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum Ashy Gray Ladybird Beetle - Olla v-nigrum Ashy Gray Ladybird Beetle - Olla v-nigrum Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum  
     Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - throughout Western Hemisphere

Genus Neoharmonia

Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta
     Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - s. TX to AZ

Neoharmonia venusta venusta (Melsheimer) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta venusta (Melsheimer) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta venusta (Melsheimer) - Neoharmonia venusta Neoharmonia venusta What kind of ladybug is this? - Neoharmonia venusta Ladybug - Neoharmonia venusta
    Neoharmonia venusta venusta (Melsheimer) - e. TX, e. US

Genus Mulsantina 

 Lady Beetle - Mulsantina picta Beetle - Mulsantina picta Painted Lady Beetle - Mulsantina picta Ladybug - Mulsantina picta Mulsantina picta (Randall) - Mulsantina picta
     Mulsantina picta (Randall) - mostly w. N. Amer.

Genus Psyllobora

Psyllobora plagiata Schaeffer - Psyllobora plagiata
    Psyllobora plagiate Schaeffer - Trans-Pecos, se AZ, rarely collected

Psyllobora renifer Casey - Psyllobora renifer Psyllobora renifer Casey - Psyllobora renifer Psyllobora renifer Casey - Psyllobora renifer Psyllobora renifer Casey - Psyllobora renifer Psyllobora renifer Casey - Psyllobora renifer 
     Psyllobora renifer
Casey - southern half of Texas, CA to LA

Psyllobora vigintimaculata (Say) - Psyllobora vigintimaculata Lady Beetle Larva ? - Psyllobora vigintimaculata
     Psyllobora vigintimaculata
(Say) - widely dist. across N. Amer. to AK


Subfamily Epilachninae

Genus Epilachna 

Epilachna borealis (Fabricius) - Epilachna borealis ladybug - Epilachna borealis Very small spiked insect.  - Epilachna borealis
     Epilachna borealis (Fabricius) - e. US

Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Epilachna tredecimnotata Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Epilachna tredecimnotata Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Epilachna tredecimnotata
     Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Trans-Pecos, se. AZ, s. to S.Amer. - rarely collected

Mexican bean beetle - Epilachna varivestis Mexican Bean Beetle  - Epilachna varivestis
     Epilachna varivestis Mulsant - "Mexican Bean Beetle" - e. US, s. Rocky Mtns to C. Amer.


Selected Bibliography

Acorn, J. 2007. Ladybugs of Alberta, Finding the Spots and Connecting the Dots. University of Alberta Press, Edmonton. xxx + 169 pp.

Blaisdell, F.E. 1892. A new species of Coleoptera from California. Entomol. News 3: 51.

Blatchley, W.S. 1917. On some new or noteworthy Coleoptera from the west coast of Florida. Canadian Entomol. 49: 137-143.

Casey, T.L. 1899. A revision of the American Coccinellidae. Jour. New York Entomol. Soc. 7: 71-169.

Casey, T.L. 1908. Notes on the Coccinellidae, Canadian Entomol. 40: 393-421.

Chapin, J.B. 1973. New species of ladybeetles in the genera Scymnus and Mulsantina (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. America 66: 1071-1073.

Crotch, G.R. 1873. Revision of the Coccinellidae of the United States. Trans. American Entomol. Soc. 4: 363-382.

Crotch, G.R. 1874. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera from the Pacific Coast of the United States. Trans. American Entomol. Soc. 5: 73-80.

DeGeer, C. 1775. Memoires pour Servir a l'Histoire des Insectes. Vol. 5. Stockholm, 448 pp.

Dobzhansky, T. 1941. Beetles of the genus Hyperaspis inhabiting the United States. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 101(6): 1-94.

Fabricius, J. C. 1775. Systema Entomologiae. Lipsiae, 832 pp.

Gordon, R.D. 1976. The Scymnini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of the United States and Canada: Key to Genera and Revision of Scymnus, Nephus, and Diomus. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 28: 1-362.

Gordon, R.D. 1985. The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America north of Mexico. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93(1): 1-912.

Gordon, R.D. and E.A. Chapin. 1983. A revision of the New World species of Stethorus Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Trans. American Entomol. Soc. 109: 229-276.

Gorham, H.S. 1894. Biologia Centrali-Americana, Insecta, Coleoptera: Coccinellidae 7: 177-208.

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