Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus
Habitat: Kunzea sp. Beating.
Identification: Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853
Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, wasteland between University of Auckland Tamaki Campus (East) and Hannigan Drive
Habitat: Solanum chenopodioides. Several adults observed on foliage in late afternoon.
Identification: Epilachna vigintioctopunctata (Fabricius, 1775)
Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, berm outside 27 Caulton Street
Habitat: Tristaniopsis laurina. Active on bark. Early afternoon. Association probably incidental.
Identification: Scymnus blackburni Ślipiński, Pang & Booth, 2012 [Still on NZOR as Scymnus pygmaeus (Blackburn, 1892)]
Ślipiński, A.; Pang, H.; Booth, R.G. 2012: Revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) Part 8. Genus Scymnus Kugelann. Annales zoologici, 62(4): 679-704. doi: 10.3161/000345412X659731 [See p. 684, and figs. 1, 26, 33, 46, 112–118, 134]
La encontré en el patio de mi casa, esta muy pequeña.
The Coccinellidae are a family of small beetles, ranging from 1 to 10 mm (0.04 to 0.4 inches). They are commonly yellow, orange, or scarlet with small black spots on their wing covers, with black legs, heads and antennae. Such colour patterns vary greatly, however; for example, a minority of species, such as Vibidia duodecimguttata, a twelve-spotted species, have whitish spots on a brown background. Coccinellids are found worldwide, with over 5,000 species described, more than 450 native...