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Hippodamia quinquesignata ambigua
This is a sub-species of the Five-spotted Lady Beetle (Hippodamia quinquesignata). The species is confined to the west coast, west of the Sierra / Cascade mountains. This is the second ladybug of this species that I have spotted in this location.
Aquatic Park, Berkeley, CA dandelion plant.
Spotted on Sep 27, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011