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Hippodamia convergens
(lady beetle, convergent)

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Hippodamia convergens (lady beetle, convergent)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • 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.

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

Africa

KenyaPresentCABI (Undated)
South AfricaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Asia

ChinaPresentGreathead (Undated)
PakistanPresentGreathead (Undated)
PhilippinesPresentCABI (Undated)
TurkeyPresentCABI (Undated)

Europe

FrancePresentCABI (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated)

North America

BermudaPresentCABI (Undated)
CanadaPresentCABI (Undated)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI (Undated)
HaitiPresentSchotman (1989)
MexicoPresentCABI (Undated)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)
-AlabamaPresentCABI (Undated)
-AlaskaPresentHagerty et al. (2009)
-ArizonaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-ArkansasPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI (Undated)
-FloridaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-GeorgiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-HawaiiPresentCABI (Undated)
-IdahoPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-IllinoisPresentCABI (Undated)
-IndianaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-IowaPresentCABI (Undated)
-KansasPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-LouisianaPresentCABI (Undated)
-MarylandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-MississippiPresentCABI (Undated)
-New MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-New YorkPresentCABI (Undated)
-North DakotaPresentCABI (Undated)
-OklahomaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OregonPresentCABI (Undated)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI (Undated)
-Rhode IslandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-South CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-South DakotaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-TexasPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-VirginiaPresentCABI (Undated)
-WashingtonPresentCABI (Undated)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated)
New ZealandPresentCABI (Undated)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
BrazilPresentCABI (Undated)
-Sao PauloPresentCABI (Undated)
ChilePresentCABI (Undated)
ColombiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
EcuadorPresentCABI (Undated)
ParaguayPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
PeruPresentCABI (Undated)
VenezuelaPresentSchotman (1989)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Hagerty A M, Pantoja A, Emmert S Y, 2009. Lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Coccinellini) associated with Alaskan agricultural crops. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 39-46. http://www.sfu.ca/biology/esbc

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

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