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Hippodamia variegata

Spotted Amber Ladybird at Kosciuszko National Park

Hippodamia variegata at Kosciuszko National Park - 11 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Hippodamia variegata 14 Jan 2021 michaelb
Hippodamia variegata 13 Jan 2021 JackieMiles

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Author's notes

Coccinella transversalis also present on Senecio in fairly large numbers, as this was the plant in this area of burnt bog most likely to be carrying aphids. No interaction observed, just occupying the same plant.

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Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Kosciuszko National Park - 11 Jan 2021 by JackieMiles
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Kosciuszko National Park - 11 Jan 2021 by JackieMiles

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2021 12:35 PM Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by

Additional information

  • Senecio gunnii Associated plant
  • Coccinella transversalis Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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