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Harlequin Ladybird

Observed: 10th July 2009 By: StegWStegW’s reputation in InvertebratesStegW’s reputation in Invertebrates
Ladybird
Ladybird
Description:

Large ladybird on french bean leaf.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin Ladybird (armonia axyridis) interacts

Comments

the naturalist man's picture

Harlequin ladybird

Unfortunately, yes this is a harlequin ladybird. Refer the following link for more information and pictures of the various colour forms:

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

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tootsietim's picture

Harlequin ladybirds

I work in Norwich, and our staff car park, for at least the last two years, has been home to lots of harlequins. the adults and larvae can be seen hunting down the aphids that fall from the sycamores which line the site.
This year however, we are in the midst of a 7 spot invasion and I could find but two harlequins on the 04 08 09.
I would be interested to know if there is any information on harlequin ladybird population dynamics.

Nigel Gibson's picture

Harlequins