richardwiegold's picture

Which sort of Ladybird?

Observed: 11th March 2012 By: richardwiegold
ladybird
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which 7-spot Ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) interacts

Comments

Martincito's picture

There seem to be a lot about

There seem to be a lot about just now, and no Harlequins. Is that just the time of year?

DavidHowdon's picture

Time of year.

Harlequin can occur at any time of the year but the last few years I have noticed that early on you see a lot of 7-spots and few Harlequins so perhaps it is a seasonal pattern.

rimo's picture

Harlequins do tend to come

Harlequins do tend to come out a little later than 7-spots, as do some of the others such as 14-spots

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