Rodolia cardinalis

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Noun1.Rodolia cardinalis - native to AustraliaRodolia cardinalis - native to Australia; introduced elsewhere to control scale insects
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
genus Rodolia, genus Vedalia, Rodolia - genus of Australian ladybugs
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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).
Durante una revision de coccinelidos en la coleccion entomologica del Laboratorio de Parasitologia Vegetal del Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas de la Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, se encontraron ejemplares de Paraneda pallidula guticollis (Mulsant, 1850) y Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant, 1850) sin determinar.
Conserving vedalia beetle, Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), in citrus: a continuing challenge as new insecticides gain registration.