Open main menu

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]).

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

~20; See Text


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]).



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