The Ladybird story

United States, 1957

Film
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The discovery of the Vedalia ladybird beetle in Australia, in 1885; how it benefits humans in controlling harmful pests; exported to America where an entire industry was threatened by the cottony-cushion scale. Life cycle of scale and beetle shown in closeup.

Credits

producer

Pat Dowling

production company

Pat Dowling Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32175

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Beetles

Animals & Wildlife → Beneficial insects

Animals & Wildlife → Insect pests - Biological control

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Metamorphosis

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life cycles (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life cycles (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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