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Seven-spot ladybird

Coccinella septempunctata

Description:

Coccinella septempunctata, the seven-spot ladybird, is the most common ladybird in Europe. Its elytra are of a red colour, but punctuated with three black spots each, with one further spot being spread over the junction of the two, making a total of seven spots, from which the species derives both its common and scientific names (from the Latin septem = "seven" and punctus = "spot").

Habitat:

This ladybird occurs in a wide range of habitats and is a familiar garden denizen.

Notes:

Photos taken @ Bikodze, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

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Dijana Serhatlic
Spotted by
Dijana Serhatlic

Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lat: 44.51, Long: 18.47

Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Sep 5, 2016

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