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2-Spot Ladybird , not annulata form

Observed: 20th September 2011 By: anonymous spotter
2-Spot Ladybird annulata form

Description revised in response to comment

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I would still class this as

I would still class this as form typica - the black hasn't extended far enough yet to be form annulata, which is almost chequered in appearance

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Thanks for the correction -

it looks exactly like the illustration in my old book about these beasts - but it is quite old (it pre-dates the arrival of the Harlequin by quite a few years!)