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ItemKEY TO THE COCCINELIDS (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE) ESTABLISHED IN HAWAII( 2016-01-04)Leeper (2015) identified 167 coccinellid species as having been introduced to the Hawaiian Islands. Forty-six (46) species are considered established for which this paper provides a key.
ItemAn Annotated Checklist of the Coccinellid (Coleoptera Coccinellidae) Introductions and Establishments in Hawaii: 1885 to 2015( 2015)Blackburn & Sharp (1885: 146 & 147) described the first coccinellids found in Hawaii. The first documented introduction and successful establishment was of Rodolia cardinalis from Australia in 1890 (Swezey, 1923b: 300). This paper documents 167 coccinellid species as having been introduced to the Hawaiian Islands with forty-six (46) species considered established based on unpublished Hawaii State Department of Agriculture records and literature published in Hawaii. The paper also provides nomenclatural and taxonomic changes that have occurred in the Hawaiian records through time.