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Lady Bird Beetle

Coccinellidae

Description:

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

Habitat:

Found this one on the wall of our bathroom.

Notes:

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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tomk3886
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tomk3886

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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

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