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Harlequin ladybird?

Observed: 21st March 2010 By: allison_reid99allison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebrates
harlequin
Description:

4 orange/red spots on black. Quite small, ~5mm.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) interacts

Comments

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Yes, definitely Harlequin -

Yes, definitely Harlequin - this is a melanic form, conspicua. It's the only British species with white on the pronotum, a prominent head, and just 2 red spots on the black background

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