[Taxacom] mystery ladybug: "Menoscelis panamensis El-Ali"
dyanega at ucr.edu
Fri Apr 9 12:41:28 CDT 2010
Hi, folks. Can anyone out there confirm or refute that this ladybug
was ever actually described? There is a holotype (presently at the
CAS), but I cannot locate a corresponding publication.
I'm guessing this was a MS name that somehow got catalogued as if it
Thanks in advance for any definitive replies.
Doug Yanega Dept. of Entomology Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314 skype: dyanega
phone: (951) 827-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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