pine lady beetle, Brumus quadripustulatus  (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - 5174025

pine lady beetle
Brumus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Black with a comma-shaped red marking on front of each elytra and a round-shaped red marking on rear of each elytra. Elytra "beaded" along outer edge. Predatory on Hemlock Woolly Adelgids, Adeges tsugae. Introduced from Europe to combat Hemlock Woolly Adelgids.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Cheryl Moorehead
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Image Information last updated on Monday, April 09, 2007