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Harmonia axyridis f succinea - Teneral Still somewhat teneral, almost unspotted variant of a Harlequin forma Succinea. The lateral spots will get darker still, but these will be the only ones. Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coccinellini,Coleoptera,Har.axy. f. succinea,Harlequin Ladybird,Harmonia,Harmonia axyridis,Ladybird,Teneral Click/tap to enlarge

Harmonia axyridis f succinea - Teneral

Still somewhat teneral, almost unspotted variant of a Harlequin forma Succinea. The lateral spots will get darker still, but these will be the only ones.

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''Harmonia axyridis'' is a large coccinellid beetle. Its colour ranges from yellow-orange to black, and the number of spots between none and 22. It is native to eastern Asia, but has been artificially introduced to North America and Europe to control aphids and scale insects. It is now common, well known, and spreading in those regions, and has also established in South Africa and widely across South America.

It is commonly known as the harlequin ladybird . It is also known in North America.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Oct 23, 2017.