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Australian lady beetles (mating)

Coelophora inaequalis

Description:

Large dome shaped red ladybug & orange ladybug both with very faint 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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1 Comment

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 9 years ago

I submitted these photos to the Lost Ladybug Project (link referenced in Mission) and they were kind enough to ID the species for me. I had it wrong, sigh. Anyway, it is updated now.

1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Madeira Beach, Florida

Spotted on Sep 6, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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