Location: Integrated Cropping Systems ResearchTitle: New state records and an overview of the Hawaiian lady beetle fauna
|PERREIRA, WILLIAM - Dana Anne Yee Foundation|
|SILVA, JOSHUA - University Of Hawaii|
|YEE, DANA ANNA - Dana Anne Yee Foundation|
Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/17/2018
Publication Date: 11/14/2018
Citation: Hesler, L.S., Perreira, W.D., Silva, J., Yee, D. 2018. New state records and an overview of the Hawaiian lady beetle fauna. 2018 Joint Meeting of the Entomological Society of America & Entomological Society of Canada. Nov. 11-14, 2018. Vancouver, BC, Canada. https://esa.confex.com/esa/2018/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/137486.
Technical Abstract: All lady beetle species known from the state of Hawai'i, U.S.A. are non-native, having established from purposeful or accidental introductions since the 1800s. High annual volume of air and sea traffic into Hawai'i increase the probability that additional species of lady beetles will be introduced inadvertently and that some may subsequently establish. Indeed, we report here on recent records for three new state records of of lady beetles in Hawai'i and document new island records for two other lady beetles already established in the state. In addition, we present an updated overview of the Hawaiian coccinellid fauna with regard to means of introduction and primary feeding guild.