Ladybird query

Ladybird query

Observation - Ladybird query - UK and Ireland. Description: These are two ladybirds whose appearance differs from standard images in identification books. I am interested in knowing whether what I am looking at is pathological or whether it is within the normal range - from the point of view of interaction with pr

These are two ladybirds whose appearance differs from standard images in identification books. I am interested in knowing whether what I am looking at is pathological or whether it is within the normal range - from the point of view of interaction with predators etc. I think the individual on the right has probably been “got at”. I am not sure about the one on the left and would be very grateful for comments.