BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

COCCINELLIDAE Latreille, 1807 (ladybirds, ladybugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Two-spot Ladybird, 2-spot Ladybird)
Adalia bipunctata f. quadrimaculata (Two Spot Ladybird - Red-on-black Four Spotted Form), eg: Adalia bipunctata f. quadrimaculata (Two Spot Ladybird - Red-on-black Four Spotted Form) - Adult - dorsal view Adalia bipunctata f. typica (Two-spot Ladybird - Typical Form), eg: Adalia bipunctata f. typica (Two-spot Ladybird - Typical Form) - Adult - dorsal view
Species 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Adalia decempunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ten-spot Ladybird, 10-spot Ladybird)
Adalia decempunctata forma decempunctata (a 10-spot ladybird (10-spot form)), eg: Adalia decempunctata forma decempunctata (a 10-spot ladybird (10-spot form)) - Dorsal view Adalia decempunctata forma decempustulata (a 10-spot ladybird (chequered form)), eg: Adalia decempunctata forma decempustulata (a 10-spot ladybird (chequered form)) - Female - dorso-lateral view - forma decempustulata
Species 2 subtaxa  
Anatis ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Eyed Ladybird)
Lateral view
Species   2 ident refs
Anisosticta novemdecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Nineteen-spot Ladybird, 19-spot Ladybird, Water Ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species    
Aphidecta obliterata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Larch Ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species    
Calvia quattuordecimguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cream-spot Ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
Chilocorus renipustulatus (Scriba, 1791) (Kidney-spot Ladybird)
Adult - dorsal view
Species    
Clitostethus arcuatus (Rossi, 1794) (a ladybird) Species   1 ident refs
Coccinella Linnaeus, 1758 (a genus of ladybirds)
Coccinella septempunctata (Seven-spot Ladybird, 7-spot Ladybird), eg: Coccinella septempunctata (Seven-spot Ladybird, 7-spot Ladybird) - Feeding on aphid - lateral view Coccinella undecimpunctata (Eleven-spot Ladybird, 11-spot Ladybird), eg: Coccinella undecimpunctata (Eleven-spot Ladybird, 11-spot Ladybird) - Lateral view
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Exochomus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pine Ladybird)
Mating pair - dorso-lateral view
Species    
Halyzia sedecimguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orange Ladybird)
Adult - dorsal view
Species   2 ident refs
Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) (Harlequin Ladybird, "Haxy")
Harmonia axyridis var. conspicua (Harlequin Ladybird - Black Form With Two Red Spots, Crescents or Bull's Eyes), eg: Harmonia axyridis var. conspicua (Harlequin Ladybird - Black Form With Two Red Spots, Crescents or Bull's Eyes) - Adult - dorsal view Harmonia axyridis var. succinea (Harlequin Ladybird - Orange Form With 18 or 19 Black Spots), eg: Harmonia axyridis var. succinea (Harlequin Ladybird - Orange Form With 18 or 19 Black Spots) - Adult - dorsal view
Species 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Henosepilachna argus (Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785) (Bryony Ladybird) Species   1 ident refs
Propylea quattuordecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Fourteen-spot Ladybird, 14-spot Ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species    
Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Twenty-two-spot Ladybird, 22-spot Ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
Rhyzobius chrysomeloides (Herbst, 1792) (a ladybird) Species   1 ident refs
Rhyzobius litura (Fabricius, 1787) (a ladybird)
Dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
Scymnus Kugelann, 1794 (a genus of ladybirds) Genus   1 ident refs
Stethorus punctillum (Weise, 1891) (a ladybird) Species   1 ident refs
Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Twenty-four-spot Ladybird, 24-spot Ladybird)
Adult - dorsal view
Species    
Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sixteen-spot Ladybird, 16-spot Ladybird)
Adult - dorsal view
Species    
Unidentified Coccinellidae (Unidentified Ladybirds, Ladybugs) Unidentified    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Beauchamp, R.L. & Angus, R.B., 2006 A chromosomal analysis of the four British ladybirds of the subfamily Coccidulinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
UK Ladybird Survey: http://www.ladybird-survey.org UK Ladybird Survey
Freude, H., Harde, K.W. & Lohse, G.A. (Eds.) Die Käfer Mitteleuropas. Band 7 (Clavicornia)
The London and Essex Ladybird Surveys: http://www.ladybird-survey.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/londonla.htm The London and Essex Ladybird Surveys
Majerus, M. & Kearns, P., 1989 Ladybirds
Majerus, M., 2006 Ladybirds of the UK
Pope, R.D., 1953 Coleoptera: Coccinellidae & Sphindidae
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 (Keys to larvae and to adults of aphidivorous species - better to use Majerus and Kearns "Ladybirds" in the same series.) Aphid Predators

Larvae

anon. Larvae of UK Ladybirds
van Emden, F.I., 1949 Larvae of British Beetles VII: Coccinellidae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 6 general literature references to COCCINELLIDAE (ladybirds, ladybugs)

COCCINELLIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 135 feeding and other relationships of COCCINELLIDAE (ladybirds, ladybugs)

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