Special features: Striped ladybirds have red-brown wing casings with up to 15 cream coloured streaks and spots. On the pronotum, just above the eyes, there is a faint brown M-shaped marking.
Latin name: Myzia oblongoguttata
Size: Approximately 7 to 8mm long
Distribution: Widely distributed in the UK. Can be common in areas where it is found such as in Dorset and Hampshire.
Months seen: April to August
Habitat: Scots Pine woodlands.