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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A Azmi, Toxicity of Melia azedarach (Bakayan) root extract (B-R) against ladybird beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata Linn.) and estimation of cholinesterase activity in treated and untreated insects.
Caption: Both Coccinella septempunctata (seven-spotted ladybird, far left) and Harmonia axyridis (multicolored Asian lady beetle, center) can produce greenness in wine when they are incorporated in with grapes during harvest (right).
Evidence for a material gradient in the adhesive tarsal setae of the ladybird beetle Coccinella septempunctata.
Here, we focus on Adalia and Coccinella species pairs, because each of these genera contains generalist and specialist species pairs distributed sympatrically in Britain and other parts of Europe and considerable information is available about their ecology.
Searching and feeding efficiency of a ladybeetle, Coccinella tranversalis fabricius on European academic research 2003; Vol.
Habitats et proies de Coccinella algerica Kovar dans differentes regions coheres de la Tunisie.
Key words: Biology, development period, Coccinella transversalis, Aphis nerii.
flaminius (Dalman, 1920) sobre Coccinella septempunctata L., 1758 (Iperti 1964).
One species introduced to Alaska, Coccinella septempunctata, has displaced native species in other agriculturally important areas of the United States (Wheeler and Hoebeke, 1995; Elliot et al., 1996; Alyokhin and Sewell, 2004).
Entre los depredadores mas abundantes, estos autores encontraron a Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville, Coccinella septempunctata L., Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Chrysoperla spp.
axyridis (10.68%), Coccinella ancoralis (Germ.) (1.48%), Scymnus argentinicus (Weise) (1.04%), and Hyperaspis festiva (Mulsant) (1.04%).
The frugivory in coccinellid predators seems to be rare, but it has been documented for Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758 and Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (HODEK et al., 2012); however, coccinellid predators were never considered a problem for agriculture of economic importance (GALVAN et al., 2008).
connexa instars was the same as that of this predator fed on Coccinella undecimpunctata (L.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Megoura persicae (Buckton) and Aphis fabae (Scopoli) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) (Cabral et al., 2006); Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and R.