Chilocorinae

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Chilocorinae
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Adult Brumus quadripustulatus (Chilocorini)
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Superfamily: Cucujoidea
Family: Coccinellidae
Subfamily: Chilocorinae
Mulsant, 1846
Tribes

Chilocorini
Platynaspidini
Telsimiini

The Chilocorinae are a subfamily of ladybirds in the family Coccinellidae.[1] They feed on different type of scale insects. They are shiny color and usually have no spots or patterns on their wing covers. Their bodies are in round helmet shapes. They are medium in size and are sometimes seen feeding on cowpea aphids.

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Media related to Chilocorinae at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ "Chilocorinae". Retrieved 2013-09-21.