Coccinella undecimpunctata | 11-spot Ladybird
Adult: 4mm to5mm in length. Body is red with 11 black spots. Scutellum is white and bordered by small white triangles. The pronotum is black with white squares on the front edge and a thin border on the side. Legs are black.
Seems to have a preference for dry sites, such as dunes and quarries
Feeds on aphids
Is found around the coast and along river valleys, particularly in the north of Ireland
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2022
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