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Transverse Lady Beetle

Coccinella transversoguttata

Description:

Red elytrea and 4 dark dots and one elongated band of black spots behind pronotum. The dots are larger than for Coccinella septempunctata, and elliptic (not round), the central fore dot is diamond-shaped, and the 2 adjacent ones are merging with it.

Habitat:

Alpine tundra of Yellowstone National Park.

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2 Comments

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 7 years ago

Yeeah! Thanks a lot ForestDragon!
I was really wondering what kind of species it was, and you nailed it!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Very cool! I have never seen one of these before in person or pictures until now. Nifty!

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Jul 1, 2013

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