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Noun: vedalia  vi'deyl-yu [N. Amer], vi'dey-lee-u [Brit]
  1. Native to Australia; introduced elsewhere to control scale insects
    - Rodolia cardinalis

Derived forms: vedalias

Type of: lady beetle [N. Amer], ladybeetle [N. Amer], ladybird [Brit], ladybird beetle, ladybug [N. Amer]

Part of: genus Rodolia, genus Vedalia, Rodolia

Encyclopedia: Vedalia