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Harlequin Ladybug/Halloween Lady Beetle

Harmonia axyridis


A small coccinellid beetle about 5.5mm-8.5 in size. Round dome shape and in various colors and spots. This variety has 19 spots with a white "M" shape on its black pronotum. Though, I think it looks more like two baby teeth.


Wide spread through the globe. Found in gardens, eves of houses on plants to name a few locations. They are voracious eaters of aphids which is why many gardeners love them. They generally gather in the Autumn and go dormant during the winter.

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Plano, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 29, 2018
Submitted on Jun 29, 2018

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