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Anatis labiculata Anatis labiculata (Giant Ladybug) on a Milkweed (Asclepia syriaca) leaf. This is an arboreal species of ladybug so I suspect it fell from the trees in the windbreak nearby. The identity of this species was confirmed at Bug Guide <a href="https://bugguide.net/node/view/1613933" rel="nofollow">https://bugguide.net/node/view/1613933</a> Anatis labiculata,Coccinellidae,Fifteen-spotted Lady Beetle,Geotagged,Giant Lady Beetles,Giant Ladybug,Minnesota,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Anatis labiculata

Anatis labiculata (Giant Ladybug) on a Milkweed (Asclepia syriaca) leaf. This is an arboreal species of ladybug so I suspect it fell from the trees in the windbreak nearby. The identity of this species was confirmed at Bug Guide https://bugguide.net/node/view/1613933

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  1. Remarkable, I've never seen a ladybug as pale as this. Posted one year ago
    1. Same here. I was baffled for a while as to its id. They live in trees rather than close to the ground like most other ladybugs. Posted one year ago

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''Anatis labiculata'', known generally as the fifteen-spotted lady beetle or fifteen-spotted ladybird beetle, is a species of lady beetle in the family Coccinellidae. It is found in North America.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Mar 18, 2019. Captured Jul 18, 2017 10:20 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/100s
  • ISO80
  • 4.2mm