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Harlequin pupa?

Observed: 13th October 2012 By: Oakley
? ladybird pupa

There were several harlequin ladybirds and at least 5 larvae on a large fennel plant. The photo was taken on the same plant.

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Reading back, the notes don't

Reading back, the notes don't make much sense.
'Quin pupae are usually black with red markings on the dorsal side. Most of the Hoverfly pupae i've come across were smooth & bronzy coloured.