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Species Harmonia dimidiata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles)
Subfamily Coccinellinae
Genus Harmonia
Species dimidiata (Harmonia dimidiata)
Explanation of Names
Harmonia dimidiata (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Coccinella dimidiata Fabricius, 1781
Size
Length 7.40 to 10.0 mm (1) One of the largest lady beetles in North America.
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2014
Range
FL: established in eight counties (2) / native to east Asia, Type locality: Nepal
Food

introduced for biocontrol of Green Citrus Aphid - Aphis spiraecola Patch
Remarks
"The initial introduction ... from south China into California in 1924. It was released in 1925 for aphid control, but did not become established. A shipment sent to Florida from California in 1925 was released in 1926 with establishment resulting. In 1959 it was introduced into Oregon from India for control of the balsam woolly adelgid (Adelges piceae) but did not become established. At present H. dimidiata occurs only in Florida." (1)
See Also

Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Range: AZ, w. TX
Works Cited
1.The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America North of Mexico
Robert D. Gordon. 1985. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 93, No. 1.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.