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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Coccinelloidea

Familia: Coccinellidae
Subfamilia: Coccinellinae
Tribus: Coccidulini
Genus: Cryptolaemus
Species (39):C. aeruginosus – C. affinis – C. ambiguus – C. asymmetricus – C. atratus – C. bicolor – C. concinnus – C. crotchi – C. distinctus – C. dualis – C. dubius – C. fraternus – C. gressitti – C. guineensis – C. incertus – C. incrassatus – C. iodes – C. magnificus – C. metallicus – C. montrouzieri – C. parvus – C. prominens – C. pulchellus – C. purpureus – C. regalis – C. riedeli – C. robustus – C. sedlaceki – C. sigmoidus – C. similis – C. simulatus – C. sinestria – C. splendens – C. splendidus – C. subviolaceus – C. tetrahedron – C. trochanteratus – C. typicus – C. wallacii
Name

Cryptolaemus Mulsant, 1853: 268
Gender: [masculine]
Type species: Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853
Fixation: monotypy

Coccinellidae - Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

References

Mulsant, E. 1853. Supplement a la monographie des Coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes. Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon (2) 1: 129–333. BHL Reference page.
Booth, R.G. & Pope, R.D., 1986: A review of the genus Cryptolaemus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) with particular reference to the species resembling C. montrouzieri Mulsant. Bulletin of entomological research, 76(4): 701–717. DOI: 10.1017/S0007485300015194 Full text PDF Reference page.
Poorani, J., Ślipiński, A. & Booth, R.G., 2014. A review of the genus Cryptolaemus Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Coccinellinae: Coccidulini) from New Guinea. Annales Zoologici, 64(4): 613-654. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3161/000345414X685929 ResearchGate Reference page.

The genus Cryptolaemus consists of predatory beetles of the family Coccinellidae,[1] whose larvae and adults mostly prey upon scale insects on ornamental plants.[2]

There are seven species in the genus, in two groups, all originally from eastern Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia.[3]
Species

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1850

(plus six poorly known species)
References

Biolib
"Know Your Friends - Mealybug Destroyer". www.entomology.wisc.edu University of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2012-04-12.
A review of the genus Cryptolaemus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) with particular reference to the species resembling C. montrouzieri Mulsant

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