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Mealybug Destroyer

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri


This is the larval form of the Mealybug Destroyer, or Mealybug Ladybird.


They mimic mealy bugs and, of course, feed on them, too.


Often used as a bio weapon against mealy bugs in agriculture.

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Matthew Hammond
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Matthew Hammond

Conway, Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2019
Submitted on Sep 10, 2019

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