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Convergent Ladybeetle

Hippodamia convergens

Description:

Oval body, red-orange elytra with up to thirteen small black spots, and white converging markings on the pronotum, from which they get their name.

Habitat:

Wide ranging habitat, basically, wherever aphids are found, as they comprise the bulk of their diet. Huge colonies may be seen in forests in winter.

Notes:

These two were converging for many hours.

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3 Comments

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 7 years ago

so cute!

LauraPound
LauraPound 7 years ago

Yeah they do. :)

MrJohn
MrJohn 7 years ago

Looks like they're snuggling.

LauraPound
Spotted by
LauraPound

California, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2009
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

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