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14-spot Ladybird - WWC Archives

The 14-spot Ladybird (Propylea quatuordecimpunctata) is a small lady beetle, native and widespread in the Old World. It is sometimes referred to by the common name 14-spotted ladybird, or simply P-14. The background color ranges from cream through yellow to light orange, but not red. Only rarely are 14 separate spots present on the elytra; most commonly, several of the spots fuse into larger markings, particularly along the midline, where they often create a shape resembling an anchor, sometimes fusing to such an extent as to render the body almost entirely black except for 12 pale spots.

14-spot Ladybird TL

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