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Miked's 190th spot submitted on 6th July 2009

Observed: 4th July 2009 By: miked
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 MG 0573
Description:

Is this a harlequin ladybird, looks rather different from 'normal' harlequins but about right size and only other thing i could think of is cream-streaked.

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Martin Harvey's picture

Harlequin

I think it must be Harlequin Mike, perhaps a newly emerged one that has yet to take on its full colours.

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the naturalist man's picture

Harlequin ladybird

These things are very variable. There is a picture similar to this on the Harlequin survey ID card. See:

http://www.harlequin-survey.org/recognition_and_distinction.htm#

Graham Banwell

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