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The Twenty-four Spot Ladybird or European Alfalfa Lady Beetle (Subcoccinella vigintiquatuorpunctata') is a beetle in the family Coccinellidae. It is the only member of the genus ''Subcoccinella''. It has the typical, almost semi-spherical, ladybird shape and is patterned with spots. However it differs from many of the well-known ladybirds in being neither smooth and shiny nor an eater of aphids: the wing-cases look velvety and it eats plants.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2017.