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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of small beetles of many species. They and their larvæ feed on aphids or plant lice, and hence are of great benefit to man. Also called ladybirds and ladybugs.
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Wu, Pengxiang, Xiaofei Xiong, Zhen Li, Shuo Yan, Xiaoxia Liu and Qingwen Zhanga--Developmental continuity between larval and adult leg patternings in Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
However, the known tolerance and safety of Imidacloprid in some insect predators, such as Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is powerful advantages with respect to non-target organism concerns and for environmental impact issues [22].
Key words: non-target effects, native aphids, Coccinella, Hippodamia convergens, Solidago, Cyclachaena xanthifolia.
Location Arsef/ Local UB1 USDA-ARS (1788) Helicoverpa virescens Spain UB2 USDA-ARS (2041) Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Philippines UB3 USDA-ARS (5278) Bemicia tabaci USA UB4 USDA-ARS (2417) Emmalocera depressella India UB5 USDA-ARS (2597) Hyblaea puer India UB6 USDA-ARS (6646) Spodoptera litura India UB7 USDA-ARS(4027) Coccinella septumpunctata Denmark UB8 USDA-ARS(1166) Helicoverpa armigera Spain UB9 USDA-ARS(2033) Coccinella sp.
Eleven spotted beetle, Coccinella undecimpunctata (Linnaeus)
These included five beetle species [Cyrtepistomus castaneus (Roelofs) (Asiatic oak weevil), Demotina modestus Baly, Coccinella septempunctata L.
Until the mid-1980s, North America's native nine-spotted ladybug, Coccinella novemnotata, ranged across America and through southern Canada aiding gardens and farmers.
Insect predators in cotton and clover fields with special reference to the efficiency of Coccinella septempunctata.
Red Dahlia stayed on too well for Coccinella, the mount of visiting Australian Brad McLean, to take the two-mile-fivefurlong handicap hurdle.
3 05-05 to 05-19 Zenodosus sanguineus (Say) 3 05-05 to 05-19 Coccinellidae Brachiacantha rotunda Gordon 3 06-16 to 07-14 Coccinella septempunctata L.
One of the most successful non-native predators is Coccinella septempunctata, the sevenspotted lady beetle.