Harmonia axyridis wordt door velen beschouwd als een modelsoort om invasieve processen te begrijpen (Roy & Wajnberg 2007) en heeft tot wereldwijde samenwerking geïnspireerd (Haelewaters et al. Inmiddels wordt H. axyridis beschouwd als een invasieve soort. Harmonia axyridis, the Asian lady beetle, is native to the Oriental region, found in China, ranging to the far south (Yunnan and Guangxi Provinces), Japan, Korea, Mongolia, and parts of the Palearctic region, from northern Kazakhstan, and eastern Russia west to the Altai Mountains and north to Siberia.It has been introduced to at least four other continents. Harmonia axyridis: características, ciclo de vida, habitat Harmonia axyridis , o besouro asiático multicolorido, também conhecido como “besouro do Dia das Bruxas”, “besouro japonês” ou “joaninha arlequim”, é uma espécie de besouro nativo da Ásia, pertencente à família Coccinellidae. The harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), is native to Asia but has been intentionally introduced to many countries as a biological control agent of pest insects. Geographic Range. Harmonia axyridis … Harmonia axyridis: a successful biological control agent or an invasive threat? Tan C-C, Li J-C, 1934. An Ecological and Societal Approach to Biological Control. Genetics, 31:195-210. Harmonia axyridis is a ladybird extensively used around the world for biological control of agricultural pests. Mosaic dominance in the inheritance of color patterns in the lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis. Inheritance of the elytral color patterns in the lady-bird beetle, Harmonia axyridis Pallas. Tanagishi K, 1976. Pp. Herein, we review the invasion history of the Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) in Ecuador. In Japan, Harmonia axyridis is considered primarily an arboreal species and is common on various aphid-infested trees and bushes such as maple, walnut, willow, and rose; it is also an important predator of various destructive scales in Japan and mainland China. American Naturalist, 68:252-65. From biological control to invasion: the ladybird Harmonia axyridis as a … 295-309. 2016, Roy et al. Roy HE, Wajnberg E. (eds) 2008. In: Ellenberg J, Hokkanen HMT (eds). However, it has become invasive in several countries, producing negative ecological and socio-economic impacts. Harmonia axyridis kan bladluizen goed onder controle houden, maar gaf ook problemen, zoals negatieve effecten op fruitproductie, menselijke gezondheid en op insectensoorten waartegen het lieveheersbeestje niet doelbewust was ingezet. Harmonia axyridis Life history characteristics Temperature dependence Native area Coccinellid Introduction The harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) was introduced to various areas of the world as a biological control agent of aphids. It was taken to the USA in 1916 and numerous Springer, on line. Tan C-C, Li J-C, 1946.