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Adalia decempunctata f. bipustulata The "bipustulata" form of the Ten-spot Ladybird (Adalia decempunctata), sometimes also referred too as "bimaculata" or simply as "dark" form. Adalia,Adalia decempunctata,Adalia decempunctata f. bipustulata,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coleoptera,Ladybird,Ten-spotted Ladybird,Ten-spotted lady beetle Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Adalia decempunctata f. bipustulata

The "bipustulata" form of the Ten-spot Ladybird (Adalia decempunctata), sometimes also referred too as "bimaculata" or simply as "dark" form.

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''Adalia decempunctata'', commonly known as the Ten-spot Ladybird or Ten-spot Lady Beetle, is a carnivorous beetle of the family Coccinellidae.

The Ten-spotted Ladybird was one of the many species originally described by Linnaeus in his 18th century work, ''Systema Naturae'', its original name was ''Coccinella decempunctata''. Its specific name from the Latin ''decem'' "ten", and ''punctata'' "spotted".

A highly variable species, individuals may in fact bear anywhere from 0.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Oct 21, 2017. Captured May 30, 2016 18:12.
  • FinePix S5700 S700
  • f/13.6
  • 1/158s
  • ISO100
  • 18.9mm