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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PEST BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE Title: Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Found in South Dakota

Authors
item Hesler, Louis
item Lundgren, Jonathan

Submitted to: The Coleopterists Bulletin
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: November 24, 2010
Publication Date: February 9, 2011
Citation: Hesler, L.S., Lundgren, J.G. 2011. Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Found in South Dakota. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 65(1):78-79.

Interpretive Summary: The article documents the colonization of the variegated lady beetles for the first time in the state of South Dakota, U.S.A. It also discusses possibilities for further research pursuant to this beetle.

Technical Abstract: Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptea: Coccinellidae), a Palearctic lady beetles established in North America, is reported for the first time from the state of South Dakota, U.S.A. Implications for biological control and future research are discussed.

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