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Harlequin ladybird

Observed: 18th July 2009 By: salblackwell
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
salblackwell’s reputation in Invertebrates
P7180060
Description:

Beetle
Legs: six
Mouthparts: biting, chewing and other types
Segmented body: few segments
Shell: no shell
Waist: no
Wing case: hard wing case
Wings: one pair

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) interacts

Comments

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Yes, definite Harlequin, form

Yes, definite Harlequin, form succinea (orange with 2-21 black spots). Large size, brown legs, and 'M' shape on the pronotum are distinctive

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