Another of our native ladybird beetles.
When ladybirds of this species emerge from the pupa, the wing covers are pale yellow in colour. They become bright lemon-yellow with definite and sharp black lines one day later. This one is in the process of achieving that.
6 mm length
''Harmonia testudinaria'', commonly known as the tortoise-shelled ladybird, is a species of ladybird belonging to the family Coccinellidae. The tortoise shelled-ladybird is widespread in North Queensland and also found in New Guinea and Indonesia.