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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Ladybugs of South Dakota, 2nd edition

Author
item Hesler, Louis
item Catangui, Michael
item Beckendorf, Eric
item Molengraaf, Terry
item Hanley, Guy
item Kiekchefer, Robert

Submitted to: Experiment Station Bulletins
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/23/2010
Publication Date: 8/17/2010
Citation: Hesler, L.S., Catangui, M.A., Beckendorf, E.A., Molengraaf, T.L., Hanley, G.A., Kiekchefer, R.W. 2010. Ladybugs of South Dakota, 2nd edition. South Dakota Ag Experiment Station publication ES365.

Interpretive Summary: Images of 80 species of ladybugs, or ladybird beetles, that occurr in South Dakota are presented in systematic order. The second edition updates information, including the addition of a species new to South Dakota. Information on each species includes scientific name, additional classification, and lengths and widths. The poster also highlights "Lost Ladybugs," three previously common species whose numbers have declined considerably over the last few decades.

Technical Abstract: Images of the 80 species of Coccinellidae, commonly known as lady beetles, that occur in South Dakota are presented in taxonomic order. The second edition updates information, including the addition of a species new to South Dakota. Information on each species includes genus-species name, sub-familial classification, and lengths and widths. The poster also highlights "Lost Ladybugs," three previously common species whose numbers have declined considerably over the last few decades.

Last Modified: 10/19/2017
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