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Hippodamia quinquesignata ambigua ladybug

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.

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misako 9 years ago

Thanks textless--that was the only time it was still enough for me to photograph!

textless 9 years ago

Great shots of it munching on aphids!

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Berkeley, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 27, 2011
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011

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