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Asiatischer Marienkäfer / Harlequin Ladybird

Harmonia axyridis var. spectabilis


SIZE: 6-8 mm
Harmonia axyridis is a large coccinellid beetle. Its color ranges from yellow-orange to black.


It is native to eastern Asia, but has been introduced to North America and Europe to control aphids and scale insects. It is now common, well known, and spreading in those regions, and has also established in South Africa and widely across South America.

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Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice pattern on this one!

FFHRheingau 7 years ago

Of course, fixed that ;)

injica 7 years ago

maybe you can add the name of the var. spectabilis

injica 7 years ago

Identical :)))

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Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany

Spotted on Jul 7, 2013
Submitted on Jul 7, 2013

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