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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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Pictures

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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

KenyaPresent
South AfricaPresent

Asia

ChinaPresent
PakistanPresent
PhilippinesPresent
TurkeyPresent

Europe

FrancePresent
ItalyPresent

North America

BermudaPresent
CanadaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
HaitiPresent
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-AlaskaPresent
-ArizonaPresent
-ArkansasPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-IdahoPresent
-IllinoisPresent
-IndianaPresent
-IowaPresent
-KansasPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MarylandPresent
-MississippiPresent
-New MexicoPresent
-New YorkPresent
-North DakotaPresent
-OklahomaPresent
-OregonPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-Rhode IslandPresent
-South CarolinaPresent
-South DakotaPresent
-TexasPresent
-VirginiaPresent
-WashingtonPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
New ZealandPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ChilePresent
ColombiaPresent
EcuadorPresent
ParaguayPresent
PeruPresent
VenezuelaPresent

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