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Rhyzobius lophanthae
(scale-eating ladybird)

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Rhyzobius lophanthae (scale-eating ladybird)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rhyzobius lophanthae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • scale-eating ladybird
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell)

Preferred Common Name

  • scale-eating ladybird

Other Scientific Names

  • Lindorus lophanthae (Blaisdell)
  • Rhizobius lophanthae (Blaisdell)
  • Rhyzobius coeruleipennis (Sicard)
  • Scymnus lophanthae Blaisdell

EPPO code

  • LINDLO (Rhyzobius lophanthae)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

AlgeriaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973)Established
EswatiniPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Atkinson, 1983
KenyaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1975)Established
LibyaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973a)Established
MauritiusPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Greathead, 1971
MoroccoPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973a)Established
RéunionPresentGreathead (1973)
South AfricaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1971)Established
TanzaniaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1975)Established
TunisiaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973a)Established
UgandaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1975)Establishment uncertain

Asia

GeorgiaPresentGreathead (1973)
IndiaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Sankaran, 1974
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI (Undated a)
-HaryanaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Not established; Original citation: Pawar et al., 1984
-KarnatakaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Pawar et al., 1983
-Uttar PradeshPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Not established; Original citation: Pawar te al., 1984
-West BengalPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Ansari et al., 1987
IsraelPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Greathead, 1971
PhilippinesPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Establishment uncertain; Original citation: Rao et al., 1971
TurkeyPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Karaca & Uygun, 1990

Europe

CyprusPresentIntroducedGreathead (1976)Established
CzechoslovakiaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Not established; Original citation: Clausen, 1978
GreecePresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Argyriou & Kourmadas, 1980
ItalyPresentIntroducedGreathead (1976a)Established
PortugalPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Raimundo et al., 1984
-AzoresPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Raimundo et al., 1984
-MadeiraPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Raimundo et al., 1984
SpainPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

BermudaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Cock, 1985
CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-British ColumbiaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: McNamara, 1991
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Establishment uncertain; Original citation: Cock, 1985
Trinidad and TobagoPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Not established; Original citation: Cock, 1985
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-CaliforniaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Clausen, 1978
-FloridaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Browning, 1994
-HawaiiPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Clausen, 1978

Oceania

AustraliaPresentNativeCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-QueenslandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-South AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated a)
Cook IslandsPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Walker & Deitz, 1979
GuamPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Not established; Original citation: Rao et al., 1971
New ZealandPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973a)Established

South America

ArgentinaPresentIntroducedGreathead (1973a)Established
ChilePresentIntroducedCABI (Undated)Established; Original citation: Zu±iga, 1985
PeruPresentIntroducedGreathead and Greathead (1992)Established

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aonidiella aurantiiAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Aspidiotus destructorAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Aspidiotus neriiAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Aulacaspis tegalensisAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Aulacaspis tubercularisAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Carulaspis minimaAdults/Nymphs
Ceroplastes japonicusAdults/Nymphs
Chrysomphalus aonidumAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Chrysomphalus dictyospermiAdults/Nymphs
Coccus hesperidumAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Coccus pseudomagnoliarum
Diaspidiotus perniciosusAdults/Nymphs
Diaspis bromeliaeAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Fiorinia theaeAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Hemiberlesia cyanophylli
Lepidosaphes beckiiAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Melanaspis glomerataAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Parasaissetia nigraAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Parlatoria pergandiiAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Parlatoria ziziphiAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Pseudaulacaspis pentagonaAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Pseudococcus longispinusAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Selenaspidus articulatusAdults/Nymphs

Distribution References

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.

Greathead DJ, 1971. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Greathead DJ, 1973. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Greathead DJ, 1973a. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Greathead DJ, 1975. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Greathead DJ, 1976. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Greathead DJ, 1976a. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

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