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Ladybird

Observed: 17th July 2010 By: johnsouthendjohnsouthend’s reputation in Invertebrates
ladybird
Description:

black ladybird red spots seen in garden

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) interacts

Comments

George W's picture

Ladybird

Even though the photo is very blurred it looks to my like Harmonia axyridis.

jan_rix's picture

yes

aka harlequin, yes I agree

johnsouthend's picture

so it would seem , thx . but

so it would seem , thx . but there are quite a few red spots on it . just something i saw last year b4 hearing about ispot .. from now on i'm lookin ! an want to flummox!!

john di

rimo's picture

It's one of the melanic forms

It's one of the melanic forms of the Harlequin - the 4 red spots make it form spectabilis

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