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Australian lady beetles (mating)

Coelophora inaequalis

Description:

Large dome shaped red ladybug & orange ladybug both with dark spots. The center lines are striped. Each pronotum has black and white markings.

Habitat:

Australia, Oceania and Southern Asia.

Notes:

Introduced to control aphid population in Florida and Hawaii.

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2 Comments

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 9 years ago

Maybe they have just realized that they are outnumbered and are bringing in reinforcements...

ClairePelletier
ClairePelletier 9 years ago

Oh aphid population is important, but why don't they eat them... ??? =)

1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Madeira Beach, Florida

Spotted on Sep 6, 2011
Submitted on Sep 15, 2011

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