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Fungus-eating ladybird beetle

Illeis galbula

Description:

Yellow and black beetle

Habitat:

Suburban garden. Ornamental cherry.

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6 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 12 years ago

Cute...

achmmad
achmmad 12 years ago

You're welcome. I hope someday will find the yellow too, usually they are red or orange.

MartinL
MartinL 12 years ago

Thanks Wendy. This yellow one eats fungus and is found in dark mildewy corners of the garden. Gardeners love these ones too.

achmmad
achmmad 12 years ago

Nice shot! First time I see the yellow one.

MartinL
MartinL 12 years ago

Added three better pics on eucalyptus.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 24, 2012

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