n African Entomology - New record of the invasive ladybeetle in Afrotropical Region : Tanzania, Zanzibar : short communications

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The alien invasive ladybird (Pallas, 1773) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) was recorded from Tanzania, Zanzibar for the first time in 2014. This is in total the sixth country of this species in Africa and the second close to the equator. We suggest that repeated introductions may lead to new outbreaks of the species.

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