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12-Spotted Ladybird Beetle - Pupae

Epilachna indica

Description:

This is a pupae of 12-Spotted Ladybird Beetle that i found on eggplant tree in my backyard. It is white-yellow, and have false spikes on its body. It also have a few black spots on it body. The size of this pupae is about 4 - 5 mm long. Here is the adult - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/126...

Habitat:

- Around the garden and bushes.

Notes:

- This Ladybird Beetle is an insect from family Coccinellidae. It is one of the pests for eggplant. An adult of Epilachna indica has 12 black spot differentiating it from Epilachna vigintioctopunctata (28-Spotted Ladybird Beetle). Distribution - http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?searc...

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Malaysia

Lat: 2.75, Long: 102.22

Spotted on Dec 30, 2013
Submitted on Dec 30, 2013

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