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COCCINELLIDAE Latreille, 1807 (ladybirds, ladybugs)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 241 images of COCCINELLIDAE (ladybirds, ladybugs)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of COCCINELLIDAE (ladybirds, ladybugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Two-spot Ladybird, 2-spot Ladybird) Species   2 11
Adalia decempunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ten-spot Ladybird, 10-spot Ladybird) Species   2 1
Anatis ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Eyed Ladybird) Species   2 9
Aphidecta obliterata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Larch Ladybird) Species     6
Calvia quattuordecimguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cream-spot Ladybird) Species   1 4
Chilocorus bipustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Heather Ladybird) Species     4
Chilocorus renipustulatus (Scriba, 1791) (Kidney-spot Ladybird) Species     4
Clitostethus arcuatus (Rossi, 1794) (a ladybird) Species   1 4
Coccidula scutellata (Herbst, 1783) (a ladybird) Species     1
Coccinella Linnaeus, 1758 (a genus of ladybirds) Genus 4 subtaxa 1 14
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853 (an Australian ladybird) Species     1
Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus, 1763) (a ladybird) Species     1
Exochomus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pine Ladybird) Species     4
Halyzia sedecimguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orange Ladybird) Species   4 6
Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) (Harlequin Ladybird, "Haxy") Species   4  
Harmonia quadripunctata (Pontoppidan, 1763) (Four-spot Ladybird, 4-spot Ladybird, Cream-streaked Ladybird) Species     4
Henosepilachna argus (Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785) (Bryony Ladybird) Species   1  
Hippodamia (Adonia) variegata (Goeze, 1777) (Adonis' Ladybird) Species     4
Myzia oblongoguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Striped Ladybird) Species     9
Nephus Mulsant, 1846 (a genus of ladybirds) Genus 1 subtaxon   5
Platynaspis luteorubra (Goeze, 1777) (a ladybird) Species     1
Propylea quattuordecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Fourteen-spot Ladybird, 14-spot Ladybird) Species     2
Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Twenty-two-spot Ladybird, 22-spot Ladybird) Species   1 4
Rhyzobius chrysomeloides (Herbst, 1792) (a ladybird) Species   1  
Rhyzobius litura (Fabricius, 1787) (a ladybird) Species   1  
Scymnus Kugelann, 1794 (a genus of ladybirds) Genus 3 subtaxa 1 8
Stethorus punctillum (Weise, 1891) (a ladybird) Species   1 1
Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Twenty-four-spot Ladybird, 24-spot Ladybird) Species     16
Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sixteen-spot Ladybird, 16-spot Ladybird) Species     1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Beauchamp, R.L. & Angus, R.B., 2006 A chromosomal analysis of the four British ladybirds of the subfamily Coccidulinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
UK Ladybird Survey: http://www.ladybird-survey.org UK Ladybird Survey
Freude, H., Harde, K.W. & Lohse, G.A. (Eds.) Die Käfer Mitteleuropas. Band 7 (Clavicornia)
The London and Essex Ladybird Surveys: http://www.ladybird-survey.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/londonla.htm The London and Essex Ladybird Surveys
Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989 Ladybirds
Majerus, M., 2006 Ladybirds of the UK
Pope, R.D., 1953 Coleoptera: Coccinellidae & Sphindidae
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 (Keys to larvae and to adults of aphidivorous species - better to use Majerus and Kearns "Ladybirds" in the same series.) Aphid Predators

Larvae

anon. Larvae of UK Ladybirds
van Emden, F.I., 1949 Larvae of British Beetles VII: Coccinellidae

COCCINELLIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

COCCINELLIDAE is associated with:

Gastrophysa viridula - Green Dock Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is predator of larva Cox, M.L., 2007
adult Aphididae - greenfly (Hemiptera) adult is predator of Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
larva Aphididae - greenfly (Hemiptera) larva is predator of Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

There may be more taxa associated with Coccinellidae listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

Associated with COCCINELLIDAE:

abdomen, imago abdomen of imago is endoparasitoid host of larva Medina separata - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Foreign Belshaw, R., 1993
adult (paralysed) paralysed adult may attract spun between the legs of the host pupal cocoon Perilitus coccinellae - a braconid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) UK/Ireland Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989 [spun between the legs of the host]
adult adult is endoparasitoid host of larva Perilitus coccinellae - a braconid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) UK/Ireland Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989
inside of elytra, adult inside of elytra of adult is ectoparasitised by several female Podapolipus - a genus of mites (Podapolipodidae) Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989
inside of elytra, adult inside of elytra of adult is ectoparasitised by several hundred nymph Podapolipus - a genus of mites (Podapolipodidae) Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989
intestine, adult intestine of adult is endoparasitised by Parasitylenchus coccinellinae - a nematode Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of gregarious larva Tetrastichus coccinellae - a chalcid wasp (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989 [on aphid-feeding species]

Coccinellidae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Belshaw, R., 1993 Tachinid Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Cox, M.L., 2007 Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland
Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989 Ladybirds
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