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Henosepilachna is a genus of beetle in the family Coccinellidae, including several pest species, such as the 28-spotted potato ladybird (which may refer to either Henosepilachna vigintioctomaculata,[1] or Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata[2]).

Henosepilachna
Epilachna guttatopustulata01.jpg
Henosepilachna guttatopustulata, the Large Leaf-eating Ladybird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Coccinellidae
Subfamily: Epilachninae
Genus: Henosepilachna
Li & Cook, 1961
Species

~20; See Text

DistributionEdit

Species in this genus occur through much of Asia and Australasia, and one species, Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata, has been accidentally introduced in other parts of the world (e.g., Brazil and Argentina[3]).

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AgroAtlas
  2. ^ "Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata (Fabricius)". CSIRO. July 7, 2005. Retrieved April 27, 2009. 
  3. ^ [1]