Ladybirds on an ash tree

Ladybirds on an ash tree

Observation - Ladybirds on an ash tree. Description: Several of these individuals can be visible at any given time. The image containing three noticeable individuals is from the same tree in spring last year (26/04/2011), consistent with a stable breeding colony – as further suggested by the fourth image wh

Several of these individuals can be visible at any given time. The image containing three noticeable individuals is from the same tree in spring last year (26/04/2011), consistent with a stable breeding colony – as further suggested by the fourth image which I think is of two late-instar larvae or pupae of this ladybird (May, 2011).