Anales del Instituto de la Patagonia
versión ISSN 0718-686X
ZUNIGA-REINOSO, Álvaro. The Ladybirds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from the Magellan region: New records and regional distribution. Anales Instituto Patagonia (Chile) [online]. 2011, vol.39, n.1, pp. 59-71. ISSN 0718-686X. doi: 10.4067/S0718-686X2011000100005.
Although ladybirds are the most charismatic beetles, are practically unknown in the Magellan region. For this reason, the purpose of this study is to compile, update and submit new records of ladybirds, also provide regional distribution, biogeographical and ecological data. 13 species of ladybirds from Magellan region are recorded in the literature and fve new records are added. We discussed their regional distribution and its possible relationship to phytogeographical regions proposed for Magellan region.
Palabras clave : Ladybirds; Magallanes; new records; regional distribution; biogeography.