Exotic Pest Reporting
Carole Cheah, Conn. Ag. Exp. station
Hemlock woolly adelgid lady beetle
Hemlock woolly adelgid lady beetle (Sasajiscymnus tsugae) is a beneficial insect. It is a native of Japan and was first detected in Massachusetts in 2000.
This ladybugs are specialist predators of aphids, scales, mealybugs, and adelgids.
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