JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Harmonia axyridis f succinea with exuviae Succinea form of the Harlequin Ladybird, sitting next to the exuviae it came out of (about a day earlier). The typical dents in the bum are clearly visible. Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coccinellini,Coleoptera,Har.axy. f. succinea,Harlequin Ladybird,Harmonia,Harmonia axyridis,Ladybird Click/tap to enlarge

Harmonia axyridis f succinea with exuviae

Succinea form of the Harlequin Ladybird, sitting next to the exuviae it came out of (about a day earlier). The typical dents in the bum are clearly visible.

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Harmonia axyridis'', most commonly known as the harlequin, multicolored Asian, or simply Asian ladybeetle, is a large coccinellid beetle. This is one of the most variable species in the world, with an exceptionally wide range of color forms. It is native to eastern Asia, but has been artificially introduced to North America and Europe to control aphids and scale insects.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
View Pudding4brains's profile

By Pudding4brains

Public Domain
Uploaded Oct 23, 2017. Captured Jun 18, 2015 12:22.
  • FinePix S5800 S800
  • f/13.6
  • 1/194s
  • ISO64
  • 10.5mm