Mealybug Destroyer
 
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Mealybug Destroyer - adult beetle

Common Name:  Mealybug Destroyer

Latin Name:  Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853                

Length:  ~4.5 mm

Range: Alberta

Habitat:  Greenhouses

Time of year seen:  Summer

Diet: Scale insects

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Photo courtesy S. Broughton, Department of Agriculture & Food W. Australia www.forestryimages.org
     
                    
         

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