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Seven-spot ladybird

Coccinella septempunctata

Description:

This seven-spot ladybird lady beetle was spotted on a forget-me-not. Its elytra are red, and punctuated with three black spots each, with an extra spot spread over the junction of the two, making a total of seven. It is the is the most common ladybird in Europe.

Habitat:

Prealpine meadow.


2 species ID suggestions

Seven-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata
arlanda
arlanda 2 years ago
Seven-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata

8 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Thanks everyone for your kind comments and thank you Arlanda for confirming the ID!

Megs18
Megs18 2 years ago

Love how you've taken the photo, such brilliant colours.

Wild Things
Wild Things 2 years ago

Cute one!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 2 years ago

Lovely!

wow, what a wonderful picture!

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 2 years ago

great colors and clarity Daniele!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 2 years ago

How cute!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Thank you Cindy!

Blonay, Vaud, Switzerland

Lat: 46.49, Long: 6.97

Spotted on Jun 9, 2012
Submitted on Jun 11, 2012

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