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Common Australian Ladybird - Coelophora inaequalis  Coccinellidae,Coelophora,Coelophora inaequalis,Common Australian Ladybird,Geotagged,Indonesia,Ladybird,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Howdy, this is certainly not Harmonia axyridis, so I've removed that ID and corresponding tags etc. I'm fairly confident that this is just an unspotted form of Coelophora inaequalis, but I do not yet know all Indonesian species of Ladybirds so there may be a surprise lingering somewhere, but I would be quite surprised indeed, so I've decided to add the ID for this anyway :o) Posted 8 months ago
    1. Sure. Thanks so much for the correct ID. Posted 8 months ago

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''Coelophora inaequalis'', the Variable Ladybird, Common Australian Ladybird or Common Australian Lady Beetle is a ladybird species endemic to Australia, Oceania and Southern Asia. The variable ladybird gets its name from the black markings on the adult elytra, that vary from one individual to another.

''C. inaequalis'' was introduced into Florida and Hawaii as a biological control agent to combat ''Sipha flava'', the yellow sugarcane aphid.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Oct 13, 2018. Captured Oct 8, 2018 06:43 in Jl. Soekarno Hatta, Pekandangan, Kec. Indramayu, Kabupaten Indramayu, Jawa Barat 45216, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • f/20.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO640
  • 100mm