Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus 1758)

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: 511-512

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.4509452

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A087C4-0968-FFA3-2A86-52F7FB6CFEED

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus 1758)
status

 

Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus 1758)   ( Fig 3b View FIGURE 3 ).

Examined material: 4 exx. “ Chile, J. Fernández, Bahía Cumberland, 15-XII-1985, Col. R. Honour” ( MNHN). 1 ex. “[ Chile, J. Fernández] Vaqueria, 4 Nov 2005, [en] Fagara   [sp.]” ( MNHN). 1 ex. “[ Chile, J. Fernández] Vaqueria, 4 Nov 2005 ” ( MNHN).

Original reference: First record of this species for Juan Fernández archipelago.

Comments: This species is of Palearctic origin. It was introduced to Chile in 1940 ( Zúñiga 1985), with established populations between El Loa and Última Esperanza. In South America it is also present in Argentina, Uruguay and Perú (González 2006). Probably introduced to the island from the mainland.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae

Genus

Adalia