Invasive Species Compendium

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Harmonia octomaculata
(ladybird, maculate)



Harmonia octomaculata (ladybird, maculate)


  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Harmonia octomaculata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • ladybird, maculate
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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S. octomaculata larvae.
CaptionS. octomaculata larvae.
Copyright©James Litsinger
S. octomaculata larvae.
LarvaeS. octomaculata larvae.©James Litsinger


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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Harmonia octomaculata Fabricius

Preferred Common Name

  • ladybird, maculate

Other Scientific Names

  • Coccinella arcuata (Fabricius)
  • Coccinella octomaculata Fabricius
  • Harmonia arcuata (Fabricius)
  • Synharmonia octomaculata Fabricius

EPPO code

  • HARNOC (Harmonia octomaculata)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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.

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aphis craccivoraAdults/Nymphs
Aphis gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Cnaphalocrocis medinalis
Marasmia patnalis
Nephotettix nigropictusAdults/Eggs/Nymphs
Nilaparvata lugensAdults/Nymphs
Ostrinia furnacalisLarvae
Perkinsiella saccharicidaAdults/Nymphs
Phenacoccus solenopsisAdults/Eggs/Larvae
Rhopalosiphum maidisAdults/Nymphs
Schizaphis graminumAdults/Nymphs
Scirpophaga incertulas
Sogatella furciferaAdults/Nymphs
Stenchaetothrips biformisAdults/Larvae

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