EstherR's picture

7 spot Ladybird

Observed: 17th June 2009 By: EstherREstherR’s reputation in Invertebrates

A collage of the stages of the seven spot ladybird done with my son a couple of years ago.
All photographed on our allotment

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which 7-spot Ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) interacts


anonymous spotter's picture

Really good layout -

And good photos. too!

Gentalis's picture

I like the Layout

Very Good layout, your son has shown us its life cycle in a nice way.

Jonathan's picture

Nice. I don't want to be

Nice. I don't want to be picky, but you just need some eggs to complete the life cycle.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

rimo's picture

Incidentally, the 'late-stage

Incidentally, the 'late-stage larva' is prepupal - a 'normal' larva will be more stretched-out and flattened (but still recognisible from this!)

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