Seyfollahi, F., Esfandiari, M., Mossadegh, M.S., & Rasekh, A. 2016 Life table parameters of the coccinellid Hyperaspis polita, a native predator in Iran, feeding on the invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 19(3): 835-840


  • distribution
  • ecology
  • life history
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: Hyperaspis polita Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is one of the most important predators of the cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae), in southern Iran. The development, survivorship, longevity, reproduction, and life table parameters of this predator were evaluated.