Special features: The two spot ladybird is a fairly common species which is often found hibernating in houses during the winter months.
Identification of the 2-spot can be a bit tricky. Although some have red wing casings with two small black spots (as above) there is a variation which has black wing casings with red spots.
Latin name: Adalia bipunctata
Size: Approximately 5mms long
Distribution: Found throughout the U.K.
Months seen: March to October
Habitat: Fields, parks, gardens and woods.