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Painted Lady Beetle

Mulsantina picta


Oval, glossy beige with brown markings as shown. Unlike many lady beetles, this species shows fairly consistent color and pattern.


Spotted at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, but surrounding native habitat is mixed coniferous forest with Gambel's Oak, aspen, alder, chokecherry.


Formerly known as the "Pine Lady Beetle."

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Oct 15, 2011
Submitted on Feb 2, 2013

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