Scymnus limbatus Stephens, 1832

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


Length: 1.6-2mm.  Basic colour: brown.  Pattern: a broad dark brown to black strip running along the centre line, widening at the top and bottom.  Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: dark brown to black.  Head colour: dark brown to black.  Leg colour: brown, although variable.  Other features: hairy.


Habitats: deciduous trees in marshy habitats. Host plants: willows and poplars. Food: aphids and scale insects. Overwintering sites: bark crevices and under the bark of willows and poplars.

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