Taxon profile


7-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Coccinellidae - ladybird beetles »  genus Coccinella »  subgenus Coccinella

Scientific synonyms

Coccinella 7-punctata Linnaeus (misspelling) m

Other names

= Seven-spotted Lady Beetle




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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Myzus persicae (Sulzer, 1776) - Green Peach Aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas, 1878) - Potato Aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover, 1877 - Cotton Aphid

parasitoid: Dinocampus coccinellae (Schrank, 1802)

Similar species

Hippodamia undecimnotata (Schneider, 1792)

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Coccinella septempunctata brucki Mulsant, 1866

Coccinella septempunctata brucki

subspecies Coccinella septempunctata septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758

Coccinella septempunctata septempunctata

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [230443]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [307675]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 December 2015
EN Poorani J. (2004): Annotated Checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of the Indian Subregion [] [as Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 September 2008

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