Hippodamia convergens

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Noun1.Hippodamia convergens - a variety of ladybugHippodamia convergens - a variety of ladybug      
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
genus Hippodamia, Hippodamia - genus of ladybugs
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According to an article in California Agriculture, March-April 1995, the convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is the least expensive and most widely released aphid predator in the United States.
The Hippodamia came in the mail as 1,500 live convergent lady beetles and the Tenodera came as three praying mantis egg sacks, which I am currently incubating in my potting shed.