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Ladybird  2-Spot Ladybird

2-Spot Ladybird - Photo  Copyright 2001 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

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

Latin name: Adalia bipunctata

Size: Approximately 5mms long

Distribution: Found throughout the U.K.

Months seen: March to October

Food: Aphids

Habitat: Fields, parks, gardens and woods.

Special features: The two spot ladybird is a fairly common species which is often found hibernating in houses during the winter months.

Click for a better viewIdentification of the 2-spot can be a bit tricky. Although some have red wing casings with two small black spots (as above) there is a variation which has black wing casings with red spots.



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