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Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata - 18-plus Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata in copula, showing impertinent detail.. 22-spot Ladybird,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Ladybird,Psyllobora,Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata,Twenty-two Spot Ladybird,copulation,nl: Citroenlieveheersbeestje Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. 22 + 22 = 66 ;) Posted 2 years ago
    1. Yes, my words exactly - over 18 :o) Posted 2 years ago

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''Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata'' , the Twenty-two Spot Ladybird (often written as 22-spot Ladybird), is a 3–5 mm long ladybird commonly found in Europe . Unlike most other ladybirds which feed on aphids, ''P. 22-punctata'' eats mildew — especially from umbellifers and low-growing shrubs .

A Finnish name of this beetle, ''22-pistepirkko'', is the origin of the name of the popular band.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 13, 2018.