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Lady Bird Beetle



Orange with black spots on wings. Black and white thorax.


Found this one on the wall of our bathroom.


Adults can reflex bleed from the joints of their legs. The blood has a repulsive smell and acts as a repellant to predators. The blood of some species also contains toxic alkaloids.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Spotted on Dec 13, 2020
Submitted on Dec 14, 2020

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