Lady Beetle Research Data

Researcher ORCID Identifier

Nathan Mercer:

John J. Obrycki:

Dataset Creation Date


Release Date



University of Kentucky Libraries


Compared larval development, survival, and adult size of six lady beetle species on a diet of aphids or moth eggs

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)


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Supporting Information

Information about the collected data is available on the first tab of the downloadable file.

File Format

Microsoft Excel Worksheet (.xlsx)

File Size

21 KB

Spatial Coverage

Coccinella septempunctata was collected from Fayette County (Co.), Kentucky and Douglas Co., Kansas.

Coleomegilla maculata were collected from Cortland Co., New York and Fayette Co., Kentucky.

Cycloneda munda, Harmonia axyridis, and Hippodamia convergens were collected from Douglas Co., Kansas.

Propylea quatuordecimpunctata were collected from Cortland Co. and Onondaga Co., New York.

Temporal Coverage


Funding Information

This research was supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Hatch project accession number 1008480.


The research data and supporting information are also available in a non-proprietary format and are available for download as the additional files listed at the end of this record.

Beetle-data-metadata.csv (1 kB)
Supporting information in non-proprietary format

Beetle-data.csv (11 kB)
Research data in non-proprietary format

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