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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Coccinelloidea

Familia: Coccinellidae
Subfamilia: Coccinellinae
Tribus: Coccidulini
Genus: Azya
Species: A. bioculata – A. elegans – A. exuta – A. ilicis – A. imitator – A. luteipes – A. mexicana – A. mulsanti – A. murilloi – A. orbigera – A. satipoi – A. scutata – A. weyrauchi

Azya Mulsant, 1850
Type species: Azya luteipes Mulsant, 1850 by subsequent designation


Mulsant, E. 1850. Species des Coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes. Annales des Sciences Physiques et Naturelles, d’Agriculture et d’Industrie, Lyon (2) 2: 1–1104. BHL Reference page.
Gordon, R.D., 1980. The tribe Azyini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): historical review and taxonomic revision. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 106(2): 149-203. JSTOR Reference page.
Almeida, L.M. & Carvalho, R.C.Z., 1996. A new species of Azya Mulsant from Brazil (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) feeding on Pulvinaria paranaensis Hempel (Homoptera, Coccidae) on Ilex paraguariensis St.Hil. (Aquifoliaceae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 13(3): 643-645.DOI: 10.1590/S0101-81751996000300014 ResearchGate Reference page.

Azya is a genus of lady beetles in the family Coccinellidae. There are about 12 described species in Azya.[1][2][3]

These 12 species belong to the genus Azya:

Azya bioculata Gordon
Azya elegans Gordon
Azya exuta Gordon
Azya ilicis Almeida & Carvalho, 1996
Azya luteipes Mulsant, 1850
Azya mexicana Gordon
Azya mulsanti Gordon
Azya murilloi Gordon
Azya orbigera Mulsant, 1850 (globe-marked lady beetle)
Azya satipoi Gordon
Azya scutata Mulsant, 1850
Azya weyrauchi Gordon


"Azya Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-25.
"Azya". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-25.

"Azya genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-25.

Further reading

Fürsch, Helmut (1990). "Valid genera and subgenera of Coccinellidae" (PDF). Coccinella. 2 (1): 7–18. ISSN 0935-8196.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757675.

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