cochineal

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Synonyms for cochineal

a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects

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Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti

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Susceptibility of adult Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to insecticides with different modes of action.
The five are Propylea quatuordecimpunctata, Coccinella undecimpunctata, Hippodamia variegata, Harmonia quadripunctata, and Harmonia axyridis.
2003) pro vided evidence for the ability of the lady beetle Coccinella magnifica Redtenbacher (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to detect the ant trail pheromone.
As in previous studies (Lee, 1980), single specimen survival was tested at 13[degrees]C with wild caught specimens of; Coccinella septempuncata (N = 5), C.
For example, Bodenheimer (1943) found that populations of Coccinella septempunctata L.
our previous studies showed that intercropping with aromatic plants significantly reduced the abundances of scarab beetles (Serica orientalis motschulsky; Scarabaeidae), the spirea aphid (Aphis citricola Van der Goot; Aphididae) and natural enemies, such as Coccinella septempunctata L.
Differences in oviposition initiation and sites of lady beetles, Coccinella septempumctata bruckii Mulsant and Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) in the field.
Feeding responses of adult seven-spotted ladybirds, Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae), to insecticide contaminated prey in laboratory arenas.
Functional and numerical responses of Coccinella transversalis and Cheilomenes sexmaculata Fabr.
Green forms of pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris were susceptible to parasitoid, Aphidius ervi Haliday and red forms to predator, Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus (Losey et al.