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Kuwana's Lady Beetle

Chilocorus kuwanae

Description:

Black lady beetles with slightly rectangular red spots. Female on left, male on right.

Habitat:

Under the leaves of a river birch tree in an urban park, feeding on scale insects.

Notes:

This species was introduced to North America for biological control. As with most lady beetles, females are larger than males.

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7 Comments

ThaddeusFears
ThaddeusFears 9 years ago

I've never seen these cute guys before; I'll be looking for them, now. Thanks!

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 9 years ago

Cool!..never seen black ones before!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Cool spotting!

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 9 years ago

A bit like "little brother is watching you" :-)

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Hermosos !!! Genial

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah; lovely spotting.

Jeannette
Jeannette 9 years ago

Wow, very beautiful :)

AbigailParker
Spotted by
AbigailParker

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Spotted on Aug 16, 2009
Submitted on May 29, 2012

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