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BeetleCoccinellidae sp. (family)

Unidentified lady beetle at Tathra, NSW

Coccinellidae sp. (family) at Tathra, NSW - 29 Nov 2016

Identification history

Beetle Coccinellidae sp. (family) 18 Nov 2018 KerriLee
Beetle Epilachna vigintisexpunctata 18 Nov 2018 KerriLee
Unidentified 18 Nov 2018 Steve Mills

5 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   18 Nov 2018
the black spines on a yellow body suggest Epilachna sp., a 'leaf-eating ladybird', but I can't be sure. Here's a couple of images from elsewhere, just for your interest:
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sighting/3344910
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/13964
   18 Nov 2018
Great info... thanks
libbyh wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
That's an amazing beetle - I've never seen one like this. Well done Steve.
KerriLee wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
It's a pupa ... it will look very different when it emerges as an adult!
libbyh wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
we will have to investigate this more....

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 29 Nov 2016 3:15 PM Recorded on
  • Steve Mills Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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