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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Intraguild predation between an introduced lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), and a native lady beetle, Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
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).
Morphological and cytogenetic description of a new species of Parasitylenchus Micoletzky, 1922 (Tylenchida, Allantonematidae) parasitizing Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) (Coleopera, Coccinellidae) in Argentina
If either Harmonia axyridis (multicolored Asian lady beetle) or Coccinella septempunctata (seven-spotted ladybird) are incorporated with the fruit into the processing stream, MPs contained in their haemolymph (the insect equivalent of blood) can produce greenness in the final wine, a fault known as ladybug taint.
The multicolored Asian ladybird Harmonia axyridis is a common aphidophagous predator originally distributed in Russia, China, the Korean Peninsula, and Japan [24].
d c c c R Coleoptera Diabrotica speciosa ma d d d C Astylus quadrilineatus -- ma -- -- -- Astylus variegatus c d d -- -- Cycloneda sanguinea r c d d -- Eriopis conexa d d d c -- Harmonia axyridis c c -- -- R Olla sp.