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Rodolia cardinalis
(vedelia beetle)

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Rodolia cardinalis (vedelia beetle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rodolia cardinalis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • vedelia 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

  • Rodolia cardinalis Mulsant

Preferred Common Name

  • vedelia beetle

Other Scientific Names

  • Macronovius cardinalis
  • Novius cardinalis Mulsant
  • Vedalia cardinalis

International Common Names

  • English: ladybird, Australian; ladybird, cardinal; vedalia

EPPO code

  • RODOCA (Rodolia cardinalis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

ChinaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Hong KongPresent
Georgia (Republic of)PresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IndiaPresent
-KarnatakaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IranPresentCAB Abstracts
IsraelPresent
JapanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PhilippinesPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
TurkeyPresentCAB Abstracts

Africa

EgyptIntroduced, establishment uncertainCAB Abstracts
EthiopiaPresent
KenyaPresent
MadagascarPresent
MauritiusPresent
Saint HelenaPresent
-AscensionPresent
Sao Tome and PrincipePresent
SenegalPresent
SeychellesPresent
South AfricaPresent
TanzaniaPresent

North America

BermudaPresent
USAPresentSchotman, 1989
-CaliforniaPresent
-HawaiiPresent

Central America and Caribbean

Antigua and BarbudaPresent
BahamasPresent
BarbadosPresent
Cayman IslandsPresent
GuadeloupePresent
MontserratPresent
Puerto RicoPresent
Saint Kitts and NevisPresent

South America

BrazilPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
ChilePresent
EcuadorPresent
PeruPresent
UruguayPresent
VenezuelaPresent

Europe

CyprusPresent
Former USSRPresent
FrancePresent
GreecePresent
ItalyPresentCAB Abstracts
MaltaIntroduced, establishment uncertain
PortugalPresent
-AzoresPresentGreathead pers. comm
SpainPresentCAB Abstracts
SwitzerlandPresent
UKPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-England and WalesPresentGreathead pers. comm
Yugoslavia (former)Present
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)Present

Oceania

American SamoaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
AustraliaIntroduced, establishment uncertain
-South AustraliaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Cook IslandsPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
FijiPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
French PolynesiaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
GuamIntroduced, establishment uncertain
KiribatiPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
New CaledoniaPresentCAB Abstracts
New ZealandPresent
PalauIntroduced, establishedGreathead and Greathead, 1992
TuvaluPresent
VanuatuPresent

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Icerya aegyptiacaAdults/Eggs/Nymphs
Icerya montserratensisAdults/Nymphs
Icerya purchasiAdults/Eggs/Nymphs
Icerya seychellarumAdults/Eggs/Nymphs
Rastrococcus iceryoidesAdults/Nymphs
Selenaspidus articulatus

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