Asian ladybeetle with fungis

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Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (Harmonia axyridis) infected with Laboulbeniales fungus

Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures | Entomology

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Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures

Once introduced for biological pest control, Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis populations have been increasing uncontrollably in the US and Europe since the turn of the millennium. The species has been proliferating rapidly in Germany; conservationists fear that the Asian lady beetle will out-compete native beetle species. Scientists from the University of Giessen and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, have now found the reason why this animal is so successful.
Riddick, P. The coccinellid-specific parasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens Thaxter was found on the multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis Pallas , in fall and winter in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Research objectives were 1 to determine the density of H. In the laboratory, male and female H.