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Parenthesis Lady Beetle

Hippodamia parenthesis


Distinctive markings on elytra (wing covers) make this an easy species to identify.


Native habitat is mixed coniferous forest at about 6,800 ft. elevation. Understory includes Gambel's Oak, chokecherry, aspen.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Nov 27, 2014
Submitted on Dec 1, 2014

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