spotted lady beetle (Coleomegilla maculata ) on flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type)) - 1402134

spotted lady beetle
Coleomegilla maculata (De Geer, 1775)

Host: flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.)
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Both adult and larval lady beetles are important predators of aphids. Adults can consume 50 aphids per day, while larvae kill 10 to 25 per day. The adult spotted lady beetle is bright red to pink with black spots on the wing covers and pronotum.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set
Organization: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, June 14, 2011