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Seven-spotted Lady Beetle

Coccinella septempunctata


Small red beetle with black spots


Shore of Lake Huron

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AnaMoral 5 years ago

Hi Maggie! It's hard to count the spots, one of the markings to ID this beauty. If it has 9, then CONGRATULATIONS! They have 4 spots on each elytra (the side wings) and one split in the middle to make 9. My pronotum (the head) is black with white marks on front. So, I am Coccinella novemnotata, the nine- spotted ladybug an the insect of the New York State. Very difficult to find since its numbers have been dwindling since around 1990. The link below will show you more details on The Lost LadyBug Project.


ForestDragon 5 years ago

Hi Maggie. It looks like your image did not load properly. Please re-upload it so we can all see your spotting! Thanks.

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Michigan, USA

Lat: 44.16, Long: -83.57

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Jul 22, 2013

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