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Noun1.Hippodamia - genus of ladybugsHippodamia - genus of ladybugs      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Hippodamia convergens - a variety of ladybug
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(2) Oenomaus, king of Pisa in Elis, warned by an oracle that he should be killed by his son-in-law, offered his daughter Hippodamia to the man who could defeat him in a chariot race, on condition that the defeated suitors should be slain by him.
"I know, Eurynome," replied Penelope, "that you mean well, but do not try and persuade me to wash and to anoint myself, for heaven robbed me of all my beauty on the day my husband sailed; nevertheless, tell Autonoe and Hippodamia that I want them.
In relation to natural enemies, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas), Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus), Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Orius insidiosus (Say) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae), Proctolaelaps bickleyi Bram and Iphiseiodes zuluagai Denmark & Muma (Acari: Phytoseiidae) were found in inflorescences (Table 1).
Two of the most common predators of aphids are the convergent ladybeetle, Hippodamia convergens (Guerin-Meneville) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), and the common green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) (Martinez-Jaime et al.
One of the most ambitious experiments in dramatic narration came from Fibich, whose Hippodamia is of Wagnerian proportions, spread as it is over three fulllength performances of continuous orchestral music underpinning the cast of five narrators (no singing), and spanning almost seven hours.
Life table and predation capacity of Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) feeding on Aphis fabae (Hemiptera: Aphididae).
"Large quantities of lady beetles (in the genus Hippodamia) are collected every year at overwinter sites in the Sierra Nevada and sold commercially."
Dentre os artropodes beneficos para o cultivo da nogueira-peca nos Estados Unidos (EUA), considerados inimigos naturais de especies-praga da cultura, Ree e Knutson (1997), destacam entre os predadores, as especies de joaninhas (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): os adultos e larvas de Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville, 1842 e de Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant, 1866) que se alimentam de pulgoes; adultos e larvas de Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773), que se alimentam, principalmente, de pulgoes, mas tambem de ovos de outros insetos e de pequenas lagartas; as especies Cycloneda munda (Say, 1835), Chilocorus stigma (Say, 1835), Coleomegilla maculata (DeGreer, 1775) e Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758, que se alimentam, principalmente, de pulgoes, exceto Chilocorus spp.
Propertius: Nec Phrygium falso traxit candore maritum Advecta externis Hippodamia rotis: Sed facies aderat nullis obnoxia gemmis, Qualis Appellaeis est color in tabulis.
Serangium japonicum Chapin, Harmonia axyridis Pallas, Coleomegilla maculate DeGeer, Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville) (He et al.
Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville, 1842 (Coleoptera: Coccinelidae) adults collected in organic vegetable crops were also determined as being able to ingest pollen grains from ten botanical families, including Apiaceae, although their species were not identified (Medeiros et al., 2010).