Coccinella septempunctata | 7-spot Ladybird | Bóín Dé sheachtbhallach
Between 5.5mm and 8mm in length. Adult is red with seven black spots. The scutellum is bordered by small white triangles. The pronotum is black with squarish white marks on the leading edge. Legs are black.
A common and widespread species and can be found through a range of different habitats.
The species is commonly found in gardens.
Feeds on aphids.
Widespread and very common.
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2023
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