10-spot ladybird

10-spot ladybird

Observation - 10-spot ladybird. Description: Swept from a bush whilst trying to catch a hoverfly (which escaped). Not sure if the elytra colour and spots are still developing or this is a variation of the f. decempunctata. Photographs sent to the UK Ladybird Survey for confirmation of species.

Swept from a bush whilst trying to catch a hoverfly (which escaped). Not sure if the elytra colour and spots are still developing or this is a variation of the f. decempunctata. Photographs sent to the UK Ladybird Survey for confirmation of species.