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Noun1.Coccinellidae - the ladybugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
genus Adalia, Adalia - genus of ladybugs
Epilachna, genus Epilachna - genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants
genus Hippodamia, Hippodamia - genus of ladybugs
genus Rodolia, genus Vedalia, Rodolia - genus of Australian ladybugs
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Also, an undetermined coccinellid was observed on HWA-infested terminal branches on trees at the Anthony Creek site.
Vertical and temporal distribution of Aphis gossypii Glover and coccinellid population on different chilli (Caspicum annuum) varieties.
Incidence is highest where there is also sibling egg consumption, as with coccinellid (ladybird) beetles.
Unlike many species in the family Coccinellidae, the lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata (DeGeer) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a generalist predator, described as "perhaps the most euryphagous coccinellid known" (Hodek 1973).
However, we could not determine the side effects of the insecticides tested on the other 2 groups of natural enemies that are key to Spanish IPM programs in citrus, namely coccinellid predators and hymenopteran parasitoids (Urbaneja et al.
Similar results were reported by Evans and Youssef (1994) who found the populations of sucking insect pests and their coccinellid predators in lucerne.
septempunctata relative to other lady beetles may further indicate that Uroleucon is less accepted as prey by this coccinellid.
Adaptations of Coccinella magnifi ca, a myrmecophilous coccinellid to aggression by wood ants (Formica rufa group).
Effects of competition, cannibalism and intra-guild predation on larval development of the European coccinellid Adalia bipunctata and the invasive species Harmonia axyridis.