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Date: Mar 2015From: New Zealand entomologist,By: Galbreath, Ross, (Onewhero, R.D. 2, Tuakau), INNZNACameron, Peter, (Mt Eden, Auckland), INNZNAProvides evidence to prove that the introduction of the ladybird Coccinella undecimpunctata L. to NZ, which is commonly quoted to be in 1874, is in fact incorrect. Advises NZ entomologists to discontinue quoting the record of an introduction of C. undecimpunctata to New Zealand in 1874.