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Spotted Amber Ladybird

hippodamia variegata

Description:

Orange to red body with usually 9 black spots. Defining black head and thorax adding contrast to the body. Introduced from Europe, this ladybird is a grat aphid pest control species.

Habitat:

Plant stems and foliage in gardens and bushvelt.

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Michael Strydom
Spotted by
Michael Strydom

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 15, 2018
Submitted on Dec 15, 2018

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