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Larch Ladybirds

     


Scientific name:  Aphidecta obliterata

Size:  Up to 5mm

Distribution:  Found throughout the UK.

Months seen:  April to October

Food: Aphids and scale insects

Habitat:  Coniferous trees

Special features:  Larch ladybirds are light yellow-brown in colour.  There is a darker line running down the back where the two wing casings meet, and there may be up to 10 dark brown spots.  The pronotum has a distinctive dark brown M-shaped marking.  The legs and antennae are an orange-brown colour.





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