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Adalia bipunctata - Retracting wings  Adalia,Adalia bipunctata,Adalia bipunctata f. typica,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coleoptera,Geotagged,Ladybird,Lauwersmeer,Netherlands,Two-spot Ladybird,Two-spotted lady beetle,nl: Tweestippelig lieveheersbeestje Click/tap to enlarge

    comments (4)

  1. Really like that soft lighting, so elegant. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, I'm constantly struggling to find the right balance with deflecting/spreading the light and getting enough light on the subject *rolleyes* Posted one month ago
  2. I swear that I'm not picking on you, but can you please add the geotag? ;P Posted one month ago
    1. Missed that one, did I ? ;o)
      [v] done
      Posted one month ago

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''Adalia bipunctata'', commonly known as the Two-spot Ladybird, Two-spotted Ladybug or Two-spotted Lady Beetle, is a carnivorous beetle of the family Coccinellidae that is found throughout the holarctic region. It is very common in western and central Europe and North America. It is used as a biological control agent.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Sep 30, 2020. Captured in Vogelkijkhut, Esumakeech, 9976 VT Lauwersoog, Netherlands.