Hippodamia variegata

A species native to Europe that feeds on aphids.  The only representative of Hippodamia in Australia.

Hippodamia variegata
Mid March 2024
Simpsons Bay, Bruny Island
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IMG 0244  IMG 0245  IMG 0243  IMG 0242  IMG 0246

Mid April 2015
Marion Bay beach
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IMG 2844  IMG 2845

Hippodamia variegata
Mid April 2015
Marion Bay beach
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IMG 2849

Mid March 2016
nipaluna/Hobart
Drying off after being trapped in a water bowl.
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