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Hippodamia convergens (convergent lady beetle)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Hippodamia convergens, commonly known as the convergent lady beetle, is one of the most common lady beetles in North America and is found throughout the continent. Aphids form their main diet and they are used for the biological control of these pests.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States


Prey / Diet

Achillea distans subsp. distans (yarrow)[1]
Brevicoryne brassicae (Cabbage aphid)[1]
Chionaspis furfura (Harris's bark-louse)[2]
Lepidosaphes ulmi (apple oystershell scale)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap



Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[3]
Verbascum thapsus (great mullein)[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Central Florida Zoological Park
Fort Worth Zoological Park


Caribbean; Middle America; North America; Oceania; South America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Protected Areas provided by Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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