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Lordship beetles - 2-spot Ladybird

Observed: 10th June 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

This is a small 4-5mm ladybird which is sometimes used in pest control where aphids are a problem.
again it is variable and is sometimes red with black spots or the other way round. See below in 'other observations' for the two main forms.
This ladybird was on a nettle overhanging the pond

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