Image Number: 5174025

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Black with a comma-shaped red marking on front of each elytra and a round-shaped red marking on rear of each elytra. Elytra "beaded" along outer edge. Predatory on Hemlock Woolly Adelgids, Adeges tsugae. Introduced from Europe to combat Hemlock Woolly Adelgids.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Cucujoidea
Family: Coccinellidae
Subfamily: Chilocorinae
Tribe: Chilocorini
Genus: Brumus
Subject: Brumus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, April 9, 2007