msahardy's picture

Bug on my arm in the conservatory

Observed: 13th July 2011 By: msahardymsahardy’s reputation in Invertebratesmsahardy’s reputation in Invertebrates
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msahardy's picture

Can anyone id this critter

Can anyone id this critter for me? Thanks

Roger Gilbert's picture

It is a ..

ladybird Larva but I don't know which one.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve

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Thanks Roger. Couldn't find

Thanks Roger. Couldn't find it in mt books - but now know where to look...

Mike Cook's picture

2-spot or 10-spot

The ID sheet that Anne found does say the larvae of these two are similar, however their image of the 10-spot seems to have a more pointed tail and is a better match to the above image. Looking at maps on the NBN Gateway, the two species seem equally widely distributed.