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Seven spot ladybird.

Observed: 26th September 2009 By: wad25
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Species with which Seven-Spot Ladybird (Coccinella 7-punctata) interacts

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Bramble Leaf

You also have the rust fungus Phragmidium violaceum on the bramble leaf. Zoom in on the black spots NE of the ladybird and you can see the clusters of spores. The yellow spots are the first stage of this fungus.

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Phragmidium violaceum

Thank you Exobasidium for pointing this out. I was not aware of the significance of the spots