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Water Ladybird

Observed: 15th May 2010 By: kcf32
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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Description:

Found this beautiful little ladybird in a tussock of grass by a small pool on a pitmound that we were surveying for butterflies. It appears to be the summer form of the Water ladybird.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

tootsietim's picture

I've got a thing about

I've got a thing about ladybirds and would dearly like to see one of these, good find.

kcf32's picture

Water ladybird

I was lucky but, apparently, they are fairly common but they hang around the margins of pools... so put your wellies on and have a go.
Good luck

Keith