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Convergent Ladybug (Hippodamia convergens)

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Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Coccinellidae (kok-sin-EL-li-dee) (Info)
Genus: Hippodamia
Species: convergens

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

El Mirage, Arizona
Mc Neal, Arizona
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Benton, Kentucky
Ewing, Kentucky
Salvisa, Kentucky
Skowhegan, Maine
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Henderson, Nevada
Roswell, New Mexico
Bucyrus, Ohio
Fairfield, Ohio
Richmond, Texas
Wichita Falls, Texas
Portsmouth, Virginia
Lakewood, Washington

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Member Notes:

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Positive melody On Jul 24, 2006, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:

This is one of the Good Guys. The adult beetle can eat many aphids in it's life span...and it's larvae are equally as voracious.

The Convergent Ladybug can be identified by the 6 spots on either side and the white striped face.

Larvae are velvety black with red spots.


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