Taxon profile


Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle
Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Coccinellidae - ladybird beetles »  genus Harmonia

Scientific synonyms

Anatis circe Mulsant, 1850
Coccinella axyridis Pallas, 1773
Coccinella bisexnotata Herbst, 1793
Leis axyridis (Pallas, 1773)
Ptychanatis axyridis (Pallas, 1773)
Ptychanatis yedoensis Takizawa, 1917

Other names

= Asian Lady Beetle
= Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle
= Halloween Beetle
= Harlequin Ladybird


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo.-Criv.) Vuillemin, Hesperomyces virescens Thaxt.

parasitoid: Dinocampus coccinellae (Schrank, 1802), Phalacrotophora philaxyridis Disney, 1997

Distribution maps

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 11

varietas Harmonia axyridis var. aulica (Faldermann, 1835)
varietas Harmonia axyridis var. succinea (Hope, 1845)

Harmonia axyridis var. succinea

varietas Harmonia axyridis var. novemdecimsignata (Faldermann, 1835)

Harmonia axyridis var. novemdecimsignata

varietas Harmonia axyridis var. spectabilis Faldermann, 1835

Harmonia axyridis var. spectabilis

varietas Harmonia axyridis var. conspicua (Faldermann, 1835)

Harmonia axyridis var. conspicua

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