Scymnus haemorrhoidalis Herbst, 1797

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Scymnus > Neopullus > Scymnus haemorrhoidalis

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Scymnus haemorrhoidalis

Description

Length: 1.8-2.2mm.  Basic colour: black.  Pattern: broad reddish-brown patch at rear of elytra.  Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: black with reddish-brown front margin.  Head colour: reddish.  Leg colour: brown.  Other features: hairy; tip of abdomen is reddish-brown.

Biology

Habitats: bogs, water margins and undisturbed grassland. Host plants: low-growing vegetation. Food: aphids. Overwintering sites: low down in low herbage.

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