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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 7 years ago

Cute...

achmmad
achmmad 7 years ago

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

MartinL
MartinL 7 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 7 years ago

Nice shot! First time I see the yellow one.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Added three better pics on eucalyptus.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.80, Long: 145.28

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

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