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Australian lady beetle

Coelophora inaequalis

Description:

Large dome shaped red ladybug with 9 spots. (Although some are elongated.) The center line spot is in the back rather than at the head. That 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.

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1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 18, 2011
Submitted on Aug 19, 2011

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