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Harlequin Ladybird

Harmonia axyridis

Description:

Harmonia axyridis is a "typical" coccinellid beetle in shape and structure, being domed and having a "smooth" transition between its elytra (wing coverings), pronotum and head. It occurs in three main color forms: red or orange with black spots (known as form succinea); black with four red spots (form spectabilis); and black with two red spots (form conspicua). However, numerous intermediate and divergent forms have also been recorded

Notes:

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1 species ID suggestions

Harlequin Laydibird, Japanese ladybug
Harmonia axyridis Chinita arlequín Harmonia axyridis en Chile

2 Comments

Kiara Robinson
Kiara Robinson 2 years ago

Thanks

It seems to be a Harmonia axyridis, it has the very characteristic W on it's pronotum.
wiki link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonia_ax...

Enterprise, Alabama, USA

Lat: 31.33, Long: -85.85

Spotted on Jan 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 24, 2012

Spotted for mission

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