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Eleven-Spotted Ladybird

Scientific Name
Coccinella undecimpunctata
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Coccinellinae: Coccinellini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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COL101
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Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Length 4.0-5.3 mm, width 3.0-3.7 mm. More elongate and less convex than any other species of Coccinella. Head black with 2 well separated pale spots; pronotum with anterior margin black at middle, ventral pale spot large, extending posteriorly nearly as far as dorsal spot; elytron usually with 5 black spots and a small scutellar spot. Elytra smooth between punctures.

References

- Pope, R.D. (1988). A revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 1. Subfamily Coccinellinae. Invertebrate Taxonomy, 2: 633-735.

- Gordon, R.D. (1985). The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America north of Mexico. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 93(1): 1-912.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
25/11/2010 10:58 AEST
Last Updated
20/03/2014 22:22 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2010) Eleven-Spotted Ladybird (Coccinella undecimpunctata) Updated on 3/20/2014 10:22:11 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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