Pest Photo

Tom Murray,

Ladybird beetle scale predator

Chilocorus kuwanae

Ladybird beetle scale predator (Chilocorus kuwanae) is a beneficial insect. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in North Carolina in 1985.

Chilocorus kuwanae is an effective predator of Unaspis euonymia scale insect harmful to Euonymus and other woody landscape plants.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.