Ladybird Recording Scheme

Taxonomic Group (English): 

Ladybirds

Taxonomic Group (Scientific): 

Coleoptera: Coccinellidae

Scheme Organiser: 

Helen Roy and Peter Brown

Email Address: 

ladybird-survey@ceh.ac.uk

Address: 

Biological Records Centre
CEH Wallingford
Maclean Building
Crowmarsh Gifford
Wallingford
OX10 8BB

About the scheme

The Ladybird Survey aims to facilitate the recording of all the UK's ladybirds.

Ladybirds belong to the scientific family Coccinellidae. In Britain, some 46 species belong to this family, although only 26 of these are recognisably ladybirds.

Record Cards

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Coleoptera: Coccinellidae (ladybirds) A4 RA78 PDF icon Card

Atlases

References

Holroyd, O., Brown, P.M.J., Roy, H.E. & Majerus, M.E.N. (2008) The harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis, reaches Scotland. Entomologists’ Record and Journal of Variation, 120, 42-43.
Brown, P.M.J., Roy, H.E. & Comont, R.F. (2013) Wildlife reports: ladybirds. British Wildlife, 24, 208-209.
Brown, P.M.J., Roy, H.E., Rothery, P., Roy, D.B., Ware, R.L. & Majerus, M.E.N. (2008) Harmonia axyridis in Great Britain: analysis of the spread and distribution of a non-native coccinellid. From Biological Control to Invasion: the Ladybird Harmonia axyridis as a Model Species From Biological Control to Invasion: the Ladybird Harmonia axyridis as a Model Species. (eds H.E. Roy), & Wajnberg, E.), pp. 55-67. Springer Netherlands.

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