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. Annual report. New York State Museum; Science. INSECTS AFFECTING PARK AXD WOODLAND TREES 223 numbers in an infested orchard near Albany. Tlie beetle, in its various stages, is represented in the accompanying' figure. It is" cpiite convex in shape and only ' u, inch long. The twice stabbed lady beetle, C h i 1 o- c o r u s b i V u 1 n e r u s Muls., is another native form known to feed on this pest. The beetle may be recognized by its jet black color relieved by two red spots on Its wing covers. Several lady beetles introduced into California were colonized on trees infested with San Jos

. Annual report. New York State Museum; Science. INSECTS AFFECTING PARK AXD WOODLAND TREES 223 numbers in an infested orchard near Albany. Tlie beetle, in its various stages, is represented in the accompanying' figure. It is" cpiite convex in shape and only ' u, inch long. The twice stabbed lady beetle, C h i 1 o- c o r u s b i V u 1 n e r u s Muls., is another native form known to feed on this pest. The beetle may be recognized by its jet black color relieved by two red spots on Its wing covers. Several lady beetles introduced into California were colonized on trees infested with San Jos Stock Photo
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. Annual report. New York State Museum; Science. INSECTS AFFECTING PARK AXD WOODLAND TREES 223 numbers in an infested orchard near Albany. Tlie beetle, in its various stages, is represented in the accompanying' figure. It is" cpiite convex in shape and only ' u, inch long. The twice stabbed lady beetle, C h i 1 o- c o r u s b i V u 1 n e r u s Muls., is another native form known to feed on this pest. The beetle may be recognized by its jet black color relieved by two red spots on Its wing covers. Several lady beetles introduced into California were colonized on trees infested with San Jose scale, and of these, three have since been discovered feeding on the pest. They are Ore us c h a 1 )? b e u s, O. australasiae and S c )' m n u s 1 o |) h a n t h a e. There is another interesting natural enemy known as the Chinese lady beetle, C h i 1 o c o r u s s i m i 1 i s Rossi, which has been recently introduced by agents of the United States Department of Agriculture, and may prove a valuable ally in controlling this pernicious scale insect, particularly In the Southern States. It closely resembles our native twice stabbed lady beetle, C h i 1 o- corns b I V u 1 n e r u s Muls., presenting appreciable differ- ences only in the larval stage. ^^^ Its general appearance and habits are well shown in figures 38 and 39. Several attempts have been made to X^^ introduce this species in New '? Fig. 38 Chinese lady beetle. Ovlposhioii and e.irly stages : n-beetle York State, and while it bred "imsting egg beneath scale; /-scale slightly r.iised showing egg 'underneath; c—scale ^evated showing attachment of egg to its inner freely several seasons, It does snrface; ^-egg within the scale; ^=egg much enlarged to show sculpturing; y=eggs under flap of bark; ;r=5ame, natural size; not appear to have withstood ''? '-dorsal and lateral views of recently hatched larvae; /-same. ' '? feeding on young and mature scales; all enUcged except ^. (After our severe winters and it is Mar

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