Geographical distribution and phenotypic variation of Anovia punica Gordon (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Noviini), a predatory ladybeetle of fluted scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Monophlebidae)

  • The ladybeetle Anovia sp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Noviini), known as an important natural enemy of the Colombian fluted scale, Crypticeria muticicatrices Kondo and Gullan (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Monophlebidae) is here identified as A. punica Gordon, 1972, and reported for the first time from Peru. Here we provide information and illustrations of the great variation in color and dorsal patterns of A. punica found in Colombia and Peru.
  • El coccinélido Anovia sp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Noviini), importante enemigo natural de la cochinilla acanalada de Colombia, Crypticeria muticicatrices Kondo y Gullan (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Monophlebidae), es identificado como A. punica Gordon y reportado por primera vez para Perú. Se ilustran numerosas variaciones en coloración y patrones dorsales de A. punica en Colombia y Perú.

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Author:Guillermo González F., Takumasa Kondo
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0398)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Date of Publication (online):2014/11/26
Year of first Publication:2014
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/11/26
Page Number:6
First Page:1
Last Page:6
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0