Taxon profile


Exochomus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Brumus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chilocorus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Coccinella cassidoides Donovan, 1798
Coccinella distincta Brullé, 1832 nec Thunberg 1781
Coccinella floralis Motschulsky, 1837
Coccinella iberica Motschulsky, 1837
Coccinella lunulata Gmelin, 1790
Coccinella quadripustulata Linnaeus, 1758 o
Coccinella quadriverrucata Fabricius, 1792
Coccinella varia Schrank, 1798

Type taxon of:Exochomus Redtenbacher, 1843 (Coccinella quadripustulata Linnaeus, 1758)



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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Diaspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock, 1881) - San Jose Scale

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [230190]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Brumus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Poorani J. (2004): Annotated Checklist of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of the Indian Subregion [] [as Exochomus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 September 2008

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