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Netted ladybird Another of our native ladybird beetles. <br />
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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. <br />
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6 mm length<br />
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Netted ladybird

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

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  1. It's gorgeous and looks unique, unlike other ladybirds. Nice! Posted 5 months ago

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''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.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Sep 23, 2019. Captured Sep 20, 2019 13:28 in 101 Rowan Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm