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Fungus Eating Ladybird

Illeis galbula

Description:

"This is a fungus-eating Ladybird which is about 5mm long with bright yellow with black markings. It is active during the day and fast moving and it lives on plants infected with fungus or black mould. This is not a welcome garden pest because it spreads the fungi and mould spores to other plants." - www.terrain.net.nz

Habitat:

Australia

Notes:

Just hanging around...

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Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Ha! I don't think they can climb on those webs so might be an 'ex' beetle. Well captured anyway.

ColinR
Spotted by
ColinR

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -38.16, Long: 145.93

Spotted on Mar 14, 2015
Submitted on Aug 20, 2015

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