Harmonia axyridis


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Harmonia axyridis

(har-mon'e-a ak-sir'id-is)
The scientific name for a small multicolored beetle that may take up residence indoors, esp. during cooler weather. It is an important source of indoor allergies. It is found in the southern U.S. and in many other parts of the world. Synonym: Asian lady beetle; multicolored Asian lady beetle
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Among predators, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Chrysoperla externa (Hagen) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) are used in augmentative and conservation biological control programs in several crop cultures in various regions of the world (Albuquerque et al.
and Harmonia axyridis [Pallas]) are known to prey upon Uroleucon aphids in natural and semi-natural settings, raising concerns about their nontarget effects on native aphids.
Right, lady beetles, Harmonia axyridis Pallas, feed on psyllid nymphs.
At certain times of the year, the multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis, comes inside--sometimes in large swarms--to escape the cold.
The harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis, is just one example of the negative impact alien species can have when they are introduced outside of their natural environment.
Multicolored Asian lady beetles (MALB), Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) were introduced as biocontrol agents to control the pecan aphid, pear psylla and other soft-bodied insects.
Imported insects include the dacnusa wasp, harmonia axyridis and pirate bugs.
ixodetis Harmonia axyridis 0-49 35 relative) Danaus chrysippus 40 14 Spiroplasma poulsonii Drosophila willistoni 0-3 20 Wolbachia group flies Acraea encedon 61-95 36 Acraea encedana 95 21 Adalia bipunctata 0-5 9 Unnamed Flavobacteria Coleomegilla maculata 23 37 Adonia variegata 13 38 Arsenophonus nasoniae Nasonia vitripennis 4 15 Rickettsia Adalia bipunctata 5-7 6,39 Unknown D.
Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is an Asian species that is used in the biological control of aphid pests of pecan, alfalfa, cotton, tobacco and wheat (Burgio et al.
trifasciata (N = 2), Cycloneda munda (N = 2), Hippodamia variagata (N = 2), Harmonia axyridis (N = 45) and IPM Laboratories H.
Harmonia axyridis, also known as the Harlequin ladybird or multi-coloured ladybug, poses a 'deadly threat' to butterflies, lacewings and many other ladybirds, according to Dr Michael Majerus of Cambridge University's Genetics Department.