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Hippodamia convergens
(lady beetle, convergent)

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Hippodamia convergens (lady beetle, convergent)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hippodamia convergens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • lady beetle, convergent
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Hippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); convergent lady beetles are imported for study at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Laboratory in Newark, Delaware, USA.
TitleAdults en masse
CaptionHippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); convergent lady beetles are imported for study at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Laboratory in Newark, Delaware, USA.
Copyright©Scott Bauer/USDA Agricultural Research Service/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Hippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); convergent lady beetles are imported for study at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Laboratory in Newark, Delaware, USA.
Adults en masseHippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); convergent lady beetles are imported for study at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Laboratory in Newark, Delaware, USA.©Scott Bauer/USDA Agricultural Research Service/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Hippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); adult for comparison with H. axyridis.
TitleSimilar species
CaptionHippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); adult for comparison with H. axyridis.
Copyright©Russ Ottens/University of Georgia/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Hippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); adult for comparison with H. axyridis.
Similar speciesHippodamia convergens (convergent ladybird); adult for comparison with H. axyridis. ©Russ Ottens/University of Georgia/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville

Preferred Common Name

  • lady beetle, convergent

International Common Names

  • English: convergent lady beetle
  • French: coccinelle convergente

EPPO code

  • HIPPCN (Hippodamia convergens)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaPresentGreathead pers.comm
PakistanPresentGreathead pers.comm
PhilippinesPresent
TurkeyPresent

Africa

KenyaPresent
South AfricaPresentCAB Abstracts

North America

BermudaPresent
CanadaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
MexicoPresent
USAPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-AlaskaPresentHagerty et al., 2009
-ArizonaPresentCAB Abstracts
-ArkansasPresentCAB Abstracts
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaPresentCAB Abstracts
-GeorgiaPresentCAB Abstracts
-HawaiiPresent
-IdahoPresentCAB Abstracts
-IllinoisPresent
-IndianaPresentCAB Abstracts
-IowaPresent
-KansasPresentCAB Abstracts
-LouisianaPresent
-MarylandPresentCAB Abstracts
-MississippiPresent
-New MexicoPresentCAB Abstracts
-New YorkPresent
-North DakotaPresent
-OklahomaPresentCAB Abstracts
-OregonPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-Rhode IslandPresentCAB Abstracts
-South CarolinaPresentCAB Abstracts
-South DakotaPresentCAB Abstracts
-TexasPresentCAB Abstracts
-VirginiaPresent
-WashingtonPresent

Central America and Caribbean

HaitiPresentSchotman, 1989

South America

ArgentinaPresentCAB Abstracts
BrazilPresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ChilePresent
ColombiaPresentCAB Abstracts
EcuadorPresent
ParaguayPresentCAB Abstracts
PeruPresent
VenezuelaPresentSchotman, 1989

Europe

FrancePresent
ItalyPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
New ZealandPresent

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