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Transverse Ladybird

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Transverse Ladybird

Identification The Transverse ladybirds is bright orange-red in colour with black markings on their back. There is a dark strip down the centre where the wings meet, and prominent V-shaped markings on each side. They are active during the day and adults and larvae can be found living on the same food plants.

Breeding Transverse Ladybirds lay eggs on food plants. The eggs hatch into carnivorous larvae, then pupate into oval pupae before hatching out as adults.

Size
5mm

Habitat
plants that attract aphids and other insect prey

Food
adults and larvae eat soft-bodied insects, such as aphids.

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