Explanation of Names
Clitostethus arcuatus (Rossi 1794)
arcuatus refers to the arc-shaped marking on the back
native to the Mediterranean/so. Europe & Middle East, introduced in CA (established in several locations) and other regions around the world for pest control purposes
important predator of the ash whitefly (Siphoninus phillyreae
beetles released in CA (1989) were imported from Israel (Bellows et al. 1992
Genus Psyllobora is never hairy.