and biologically produced insecticides are available for aphid control inside these structures.
Interconversion between glycogen and inositol in hibernating adults of a phytophagous ladybeetle
, Epilachna vigintioctopuncata.
Effects of toxins from two strains of Verticillium lecanii (Hyphomicetes) on bioattributes of a predatory ladybeetle
, Delphastus catalinae (Col.
This diminutive insect is not to be confused with the invasive multicolored Asian ladybeetle
(Harmonia axyridis), an annoying pest that invades our homes in the fall, littering windowsills and clogging vacuum cleaners.
Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville, 1842 (Coleoptera: Coccinelidae) also presents a broad geographical distribution in North and South America.
solenopsis because of ant predation on ladybeetle
larvae and interference with parasitoids (Zhou et al.
Each day, a single adult ladybeetle
can eat up to 270 aphids or other small insects, and each larva will devour 600 to 1,200 aphids during its 12- to 14-day feeding period.
A population genetic signature of human releases in an invasive ladybeetle
The four-spotted ladybeetle
Exochomus quadripustulatus L.
Effects of toxins from two strains of Verticillium lecanii (Fungi: Hyphomycetes) on bioattributes of a predatory ladybeetle
, Delphastus cata linae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
The difference between the simulated effects of predation plus parasitism, and parasitism alone is a measure of the indispensable mortality and stabilizing effect of ladybeetle
2010) who tracked the invasive pathways of the Asian ladybeetle
, Harmonia axyridis (HA) by analyzing the microsatellite genetic variation among its populations worldwide.
Nutritional plasticity of the predatory ladybeetle
Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) comparison between natural and substitution prey.
1992), the two-spotted ladybeetle
, adalia bipunctata L.
The laboratory tests by Mallampalli et al (2002) indicated that even though ladybeetle
adults (Coleomegilla maculata Lengi) were generally smaller than P.