|Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Coleoptera Coccinellidae|
Adonis ladybird Adonia variegata (Goeze, 1777)
Synonyms: Hippodamia variegata;
Vernacular name: EN: Adonis ladybird, Russian Wheat-aphid Lady Beetle, Spotted Amber Lady Beetle, Variegated lady beetle;
(4mm) Variable in colour, but the pronotum always has a fine, raised margin along its basal edge.
Widespread, but local, in England and Wales.
Typically found in herbage and shrub layers on well-drained soils.
Feeds mainly on aphids, but also honeydew, pollen, nectar, and scale insects (Coccids).
|Canon EOS 20D Tamron 28-300XR AI servo ISO 800 1/800sec f6.3 300mm|
Gallery ID: 4934 Ref: hughg/56J29D5596