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7-Spot and Wasp confrontation

Observed: 11th August 2011 By: Peter PearsonPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in Invertebrates
7-Spot and Wasp confrontation
Description:

This photograph was taken as the wasp attempted to attack the ladybird. The wasp gradually worked its way round the ladybird who as it moved round clamped its body on to the leaf on the side choosen by the wasp,to throw off the attack. The wasp eventually gave up and flew off

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

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Good observation -

It's always a bonus to see interactions between species.