Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Yellow Lady Bug

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

This little beetle is actually a Tortoise Beetle and the plant damage is from the beetle. This is most likely a 13-spotted Tortoiseshell Beetle (there are two species in your area). They are a pest of sweet potato plants.
I can't find a photo that looks exactly like yours but very similar:
http://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/sweetp...

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Nice one. Are the black spots on the leaves a fungus or something like that?

JMSantillan
Spotted by
JMSantillan

Philippines

Spotted on May 14, 2012
Submitted on May 14, 2012

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team