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Ladybird  14-Spot Ladybird

14-Spot Ladybird - Photo  Copyright 2004 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

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A great way to see all the details on ladybirds is with a special magnifier box - click here

 

Latin name: Propylea 14-punctata

Size: Approximately 5mms long

Distribution: Found in most parts of the U.K.

Months seen: March to October

Food: Aphids

Habitat: Hedgerows and woodlands.

Special features: The wing casings can vary in colour from creamy-yellow to almost black. The spots tend to be more square than round.


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