0043. A new prey record and range extension for <I>Hyperaspis paludicola</I> Schwarz and a new prey record for <I>Microweisea misella</I> (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

  • Robert Gordon
  • John Davidson


The miscanthus mealybug, Miscanthicoccus miscanthi (Takahashi) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), is newly reported as prey for the lady beetle Hyperaspis paludicola Schwarz (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) at the Regan National Airport, Washington, DC (northern range extension). A new armored scale prey, Diaspidiotus ancyclus (Putnam) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), for the lady beetle Microweisea misella (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is recorded. A range extension for Hyperaspis paludicola is reported.