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24 spot ladybird

Observed: 11th May 2013 By: wildaboutnaturewildaboutnature’s reputation in Invertebrateswildaboutnature’s reputation in Invertebrateswildaboutnature’s reputation in Invertebrateswildaboutnature’s reputation in Invertebrates
P1000568
P1000569
Description:

Small (approx 5mm long), rusty red colour with black spots all over. Fine hairs visible when seen through hand lens. See here on one of its host plants - Red Campion.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which 24-spot Ladybird (Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata) interacts

Comments

jeremyr's picture

size

should be more like 3 mil. 5 would be quite large

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Yes, thank you! Should have

Yes, thank you! Should have said 'less than 5mm as unsure of exact size'.

Clare Flynn