Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mulsant, 1853)

Gonzalez, Guillermo, Cotoras, Darko D. & Grez, Audrey A., 2020, Annotated list of island lady beetles from Chile (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Zootaxa 4852 (5), pp. 501-526: 507

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4852.5.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:47B2C796-76E1-40EF-A2B3-F587951CDA04

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4410130

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A087C4-0964-FFAE-2A86-513BFD54FA6E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mulsant, 1853)
status

 

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mulsant, 1853)   ( Fig 5e View FIGURE 5 ).

Examined material: 1 ex. “ Chile, Isla de Pascua, Vai Atare, 19-IV-2006, leg. J. Mondaca E.” ( MNHN); GoogleMaps   1 ex. “ Chile, Isla de Pascua, Anakena, 18-IV- 2006, leg. J. Mondaca E.” ( MNHN); GoogleMaps   3 exx. “ Chile, Isla de Pascua, Camino a Orongo, col. [On] E. globulus Laval   , 18-V-2006, leg. J. Mondaca E.” ( MNHN); GoogleMaps   2 exx. “ Chile, Isla de Pascua, Camino a Orongo, 21-IV-2006, leg. J. Mondaca E. ( MNHN); GoogleMaps   1 ex. “ Chile, Isla de Pascua, Hanga Roa, 27°09′24.6″S 109°26′08.0″W, 50m, 16-VI-2006, leg. J. Mondaca E.” ( MNHN); GoogleMaps   2 exx., same collection data, except by “ 21-IV-2006 ” ( MNHN) GoogleMaps   .

Original reference: González (2008): “ Isla de Pascua”.

Comments: Of Australasian origin, currently with a cosmopolitan distribution. Several times between 1931 and 1975, it was introduced to Chile to control mealybugs ( Hemiptera   : Pseudococcidae   ). Currently found between Arica and Ñuble (González 2006).

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle