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Australian lady beetle (& aphids)

Coelophora inaequalis

Description:

Large dome shaped red ladybug with faint spots. The center line is striped. The pronotum had black and white markings.

Habitat:

Australia, Oceania and Southern Asia.

Notes:

Introduced to control aphid population in Florida and Hawaii. If you look closely at the first picture, it is working on just that.

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1Sarah2
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1Sarah2

Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2011
Submitted on Jul 18, 2011

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