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Spotted amber ladybird

Hippodamia variegata

Description:

Small orange to red coloured ladybird with 9 black spots, apparently excellent for controlling aphids.

Habitat:

On the flowering steps of Melaleuca Hueglii (chenille honey myrtle)

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1 Comment

MichaelS
MichaelS 11 months ago

So neat! Thanks for sharing this ladybubg, Pink Salt! I read that this species is originally native to the northern hemisphere, but has since expanded well beyond this region.

Pink Salt
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Pink Salt

City Beach, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Oct 26, 2020
Submitted on Oct 28, 2020

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