Scymnus nigrinus Kugelann, 1794

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Scymnus > Scymnus > Scymnus nigrinus

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Scymnus nigrinus

Description

Length: 2-2.8mm.  Basic colour: black.  Pattern: none.  Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: black.  Head colour: black.  Leg colour: black with pale to dark brown tarsi.  Other features: hairy.

Biology

Habitats: coniferous woodland and trees. Host plants: needled conifers. Food: aphids and adelgids. Overwintering sites: bark crevices and sheltered positions on needled conifers.

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