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- Sethuraman, Arun; Janzen, Fredric J.; Rubio, Michael A.; Vasquez, Yumary; Obrycki, John J.
- Insect science 2018 v.25 no.6 pp. 1065-1079
- Coccinella septempunctata; Harmonia axyridis; Hippodamia convergens; agricultural land; biological control; demography; ecological competition; effective population size; genotype; inheritance (genetics); introduced species; microsatellite repeats; mitochondria; mutation; pests; population dynamics; United States
- ... Predatory lady beetles (Coccinellidae) contribute to biological control of agricultural pests, however, multiple species frequently compete for similar resources in the same environment. Numerous studies have examined ecological interactions among the native North American convergent lady beetle (Hippodamia convergens) and two introduced species, the seven‐spotted lady beetle (Coccinella septempun ...
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