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18-Spot Labybird

Observed: 7th July 2011 By: RB4742
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
A European Labybird I think...

orange in colour and sporting 18 spots... as a child people would say that demonstrates how old the Ladybird is - clearly an old wives tale...

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) interacts


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Ladybird identification

For information on Ladybird identification see http://www.ladybird-survey.org/species_list.aspx
There is a useful PDF document you can download.

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I actually count 19 spots...

I actually count 19 spots... :) This is a Harlequin, 18-spot has white spots on a brown background, lives on pines and is around half the size of this one

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