Scymnus suturalis Thunberg, 1795

Taxonomy: Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Scymnus > Pullus > Scymnus suturalis

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Scymnus suturalis

Description

Length: 1.5-2mm.  Basic colour: brown.  Pattern: dark brown to black along centre line, especially at the top, thus sometimes forming a dark T-shape.  Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: black with brown tips, notably narrow.  Head colour: black.  Leg colour: brown.  Other features: hairy.

Biology

Habitats: coniferous woodlands and trees. Host plants: needled conifers. Food: aphids and adelgids. Overwintering sites: sheltered positions on needled conifers, moss.

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