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Seven-spotted Lady Beetle

Coccinella septempunctata


Its elytra are of a red colour, but punctuated with three black spots each, with one further spot being spread over the junction of the two, making a total of seven spots.


Second lady beetle on a wooden deck under the water hose.


Both flew off later in the morning.

1 Species ID Suggestions

AllisonM 9 years ago
Lady bug
Coccinella septempunctata

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1 Comment

gatorfellows 9 years ago

Thank you again for your suggestion. That is the scientific name I have on this lady bug. Here in Texas the common name is Seven Spotted Lady Beetle, named for the number of spots on the elytra.

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Spotted on Aug 5, 2012
Submitted on Aug 12, 2012

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