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Noun1.Rodolia - genus of Australian ladybugs
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Rodolia cardinalis, vedalia - native to Australia; introduced elsewhere to control scale insects
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Classical examples of successful use of predatory coccinellids include introduction of vedalia beetle, Rodolia cardinalis, from Australia to California against cottony-cushion scale, Icerya purchase, in 1888 (Harmon et al.
The most notable are cottony cushion scale, Icerya purchasi (Maskell) (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae), suppression by the coccinellid Rodolia cardinalis Mulsant in hot desert areas, and the parasitic fly Cryptochaetum iceryae (Williston) (Diptera: Cryptochaetidae) in cooler coastal zones (Quezada and DeBach 1973).
2012) Rodolia cardinalis USA (Michaud 2004) (Mulsant, 1850) Scymnus distinctus Cuba (Gonzalez et al.