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Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata Found around 300 of these tonight hiding in joints in the painted concrete wall of a small tunnel for cyclists<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/68915/tytthaspis_sedecimpunctata.html Aggregating,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coleoptera,Geotagged,Ladybird,Netherlands,Sixteen-spot Ladybird,Tytthaspis,Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata,nl: Zestienstippelig lieveheersbeestje" /></a></figure> Aggregating,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coleoptera,Geotagged,Ladybird,Netherlands,Sixteen-spot Ladybird,Tytthaspis,Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata,nl: Zestienstippelig lieveheersbeestje Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Nice!!

    Harmonia axyridis drives us crazy during this season. I've had to remove multiples from my television and wall this week already!
    Posted one year ago
    1. Ahhrw, yes ... Harmonia axyridis :o) ...
      Harmonia axyridis - Aggregating A In fall Harlequin ladybirds try to find a good shelter for winter and form huge aggregations. Here are a few groups that aggregated behind the shutters of a mansion in the Dutch Hoge Veluwe district. A few fairly small groups behind every shutter, but at least around a thousand beetles in total.<br />
Here's another one of the groups:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69141/dscf9866_hd.html Aggregating,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coccinellini,Coleoptera,Harlequin Ladybird,Harmonia,Harmonia axyridis,Ladybird,nl: Aziatisch lieveheersbeestje

      Harmonia axyridis - Aggregating B In fall Harlequin ladybirds try to find a good shelter for winter and form huge aggregations. Here are a few groups that aggregated behind the shutters of a mansion in the Dutch Hoge Veluwe district. A few fairly small groups behind every shutter, but at least around a thousand beetles in total.  <br />
Here's another one of the groups:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/69140/dscf9848_hd.html Aggregating,Coccinellidae,Coccinellinae,Coccinellini,Coleoptera,Harlequin Ladybird,Harmonia,Harmonia axyridis,Ladybird,nl: Aziatisch lieveheersbeestje
      Posted one year ago
      1. urggghhh! they are persistent! Posted one year ago

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''Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata'' is a species of beetle in family Coccinellidae. It is found in the Palearctic - Europe, North Africa, European Russia the Caucasus, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Transcaucasia, Northern Kazakhstan, Western Asiaand Northwest China.
It is an inhabitant of the grass layer occurring on dunes, inland dunes,sandy shores and bodden, in Eurasian steppe or on wastelands and dry meadows and occasionally in marshy meadows. It is recorded as feeding on aphids but also on Pucciniales.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 10, 2018. Captured in Bartelinkslaan 12, 7558 PS Hengelo, Netherlands.