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Potato 28-spot ladybird beetle (255) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Potato ladybird beetle, 28-spotted ladybird beetle, eggplant ladybird beetle (see Fact Sheet no. 58), Philippine ladybeetle.

Scientific Name

Epilachna species. Epilachna vigintioctopunctata; previously, Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mani Mua
Information from CABI (2012) Epilachna vigintioctopunctata (hadda beetle) Crop Protection Compendium. ( Photo 1 Merle Shepard, Gerald R.Carner, and P.A.C Ooi, Insects and their Natural Enemies Associated with Vegetables and Soybean in Southeast Asia,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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