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Adalia bipunctata
(twospotted lady beetle)

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Adalia bipunctata (twospotted lady beetle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Adalia bipunctata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • twospotted lady beetle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Adalia bipunctata Linnaeus

Preferred Common Name

  • twospotted lady beetle

Other Scientific Names

  • Coccinella bipunctata Linnaeus

International Common Names

  • English: lady beetle, two spotted; ladybird, two-spot
  • French: coccinelle a deux points; coccinelle à deux points

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: toprikket mariehone
  • Finland: kaksipistepirkko
  • Germany: Marienkaefer, Zweipunkt-
  • Norway: 2-prikket marihone; toprikket marihone
  • Sweden: tvaprickig nyckelpiga

EPPO code

  • ADALBI (Adalia bipunctata)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

South AfricaPresent

Asia

GeorgiaPresent
JapanPresentIntroduced1993
-HonshuPresent
KazakhstanPresent
LebanonPresent
North KoreaPresent
SyriaPresent
TurkeyPresent

Europe

BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CzechoslovakiaPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresent
LithuaniaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
-AzoresPresent
-MadeiraPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent
Serbia and MontenegroPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
-OntarioPresent
United StatesPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-IndianaPresent
-IowaPresent
-MarylandPresent
-North DakotaPresent
-OregonPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-Rhode IslandPresent
-South DakotaPresent
-TennesseePresent

Oceania

New ZealandPresentIntroduced1936

South America

ArgentinaPresent
ChilePresentIntroduced1939

References

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Basar MK; Yasar B, 2011. Determination of Ladybird species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on fruit trees in Isparta, Turkey. (Isparta ili meyve bahçelerinde saptanan Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) türleri.) Türkiye Entomoloji Dergisi, 35(3):519-534. http://entomoloji.ege.edu.tr/files/Arsiv/2011_35_3/2011_35_3_519-534.pdf

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

Labanowski G; Soika G, 2010. Beneficial organisms associated with ornamental pests. (Organizmy pozyteczne zwiazane ze szkodnikami roslin ozdobnych.) Progress in Plant Protection, 50(4):2003-2007. http://www.progress.plantprotection.pl/pliki/2010/PPP_50_4_70_Labanowski_G_R.pdf

Distribution References

Bașar M K, Yașar B, 2011. Determination of Ladybird species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on fruit trees in Isparta, Turkey. (Isparta ili meyve bahçelerinde saptanan Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) türleri.). Türkiye Entomoloji Dergisi. 35 (3), 519-534. http://entomoloji.ege.edu.tr/files/Arsiv/2011_35_3/2011_35_3_519-534.pdf

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

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. 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. https://www.cabi.org/cabreviews/abstract/19921166435

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

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