Predation of native coccinellids by the invasive alien Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): detection in Britain by PCR-based gut analysis

First field quantification of intraguild predation by the asiatic invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis, at the species level on native ladybird species (Adalia bipunctata and A. decempunctata).

THOMAS A, TROTMAN J, WHEATLEY A, AEBI A, ZINDEL R and  BROWN PMJ(2013) Predation of native coccinellids by the invasive alien Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): detection in Britain by PCR-based gut analysis. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6:20-27 PDF