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7-spot Ladybird, Coccinella 7-punctata

Observed: 25th May 2013 By: rod williamsrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Spots seem unusually small. Could this be yet another Harlequin variation?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) interacts

Comments

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Size

Was it the size of a 7 -spot ?

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Yes, roughly the same size,

Yes, roughly the same size, Chris. I've photographed a number of Harlequin 'variations on a theme,' though none with such small spots. (If it's a Harlequin, it seems to have mimicked the 7-spot.}

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