Taxon profile


ladybird beetles
Coccinellidae Latreille, 1807

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Cucujoidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Epilachnidae

Other names

= lady beetles
= ladybugs


Functions restricted to taxon Coccinellidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subfamily Coccinellinae Latreille, 1807
subfamily Exoplectrinae Crotch, 1874
subfamily Microweiseinae Leng, 1920
subfamily Ortaliinae Mulsant, 1850
subfamily Scymninae Mulsant, 1846
subfamily Sticholotidinae Weise, 1901

Links and literature

CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Coccinellidae]

Data source info

Nedvěd O., Kovář I., 2012: Appendix: List of genera in tribes and subfamilies. In: Hodek I., Honěk A., van Emden H.F. (2012) Ecology and Behaviour of the Ladybird Beetles (Coccinellidae). John Wiley and Sons Ltd. pp. 526–531. Updated 2012.
[Data retrieved on: 23 February 2013]

Poorani J. (2004): Annotated Checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of the Indian Subregion
[Data retrieved on: 05 September 2008]

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