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Chilocorus circumdatus



Chilocorus circumdatus


  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Chilocorus circumdatus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Chilocorus circumdatus (Gyllenhal)

EPPO code

  • CHICCI (Chilocorus circumdatus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Coccinellidae
  •                             Genus: Chilocorus
  •                                 Species: Chilocorus circumdatus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


South AfricaPresentCABI (Undated a)


ChinaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
Hong KongPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-AssamPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI (Undated a)
IndonesiaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-SulawesiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-SumatraPresentCABI (Undated a)
IsraelPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated a)Establishment uncertain


CyprusPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

BermudaPresentCABI (Undated a)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-CaliforniaPresentCABI (Undated a)


AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-QueenslandPresentCABI (Undated a)

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aonidiella aurantiiAdults/Nymphs
Aonidiella orientalisAdults/Nymphs
Aspidiotus destructorAdults/Nymphs
Aspidiotus neriiAdults/Nymphs
Chrysomphalus aonidumAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Diaspidiotus perniciosusAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes beckiiAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes piperis
Pseudaulacaspis pentagonaAdults/Nymphs
Unaspis citri

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

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