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Ladybug

Brachiacantha barberi

Description:

This tiny 3 mm Ladybug had the most striking jewel green eyes! It is black with orange and yellow spots and a white face. Family Coccinellidae.

Habitat:

Heavy shrubbery along the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, km 11.5, 865 meters.

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11 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you Dhirendra :)

Dhiren
Dhiren 8 years ago

Wow!!Lovely Bug..

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you so much surekha! Definently the right one! Green eyes and all.

surekha
surekha 8 years ago

Such a beautiful ladybug, Lauren!

Looks like ~Brachiacantha barberi or Brachiacantha barberi Gordon

http://bugguide.net/node/view/430021

http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I...>
http://www.texasento.net/TXCoccinellidae...

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you Cindy :)

What a beauty! Love the eyes.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thank you Tina and Rieko :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Thanks Martin, I corrected it, I was half asleep I guess when I put it up :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Wow, green eyes. Beautiful spotting and I love them.

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

This is indeed a cute ladybird beetle. Please check your nominated family. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinellid...

Tiz
Tiz 8 years ago

The second photo is great with the big green, manga looking eyes!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 28, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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