Explanation of Names
Coleomegilla maculata lengi Timberlake, 1943
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Prior to Timberlake (1943), the names and combinations thereof relating to C. maculata
were greatly confused in the literature. Thanks to his work they can now be sorted out in a reasonable fashion although at least a few of the names currently in use will surely prove to be synonyms. (1)
Groden, E., F.A. Drummond, R.A. Casagrande, and D.L. Haynes. 1990. Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) its predation upon the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and its incidence in potatoes and surrounding crops. Journal of Economic Entomology 83: 1306–1315.
Krafsur, E.S. and J.J. Obrycki. 2000. Coleomegilla maculata
(Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a species complex. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93: 1156-1161. (2)
Perez, O.G., and M.A. Hoy. 2002. Reproductive incompatibility between two subspecies of Coleomegilla maculata
(Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Florida Entomologist 85(1): 203-207. (3)
Timberlake, P.H. 1943. The Coccinellidae or ladybeetles of the Koebele collection. Part 1. Bulletin of the Experiment station of the Hawaiian sugar planters' association. Entomological series. 22: 1-67.