Halyzia sedecimguttata | Orange Ladybird
Adult: 4.5mm to 6mm in length. The body is bright orange with 16 cream-coloured spots, with an almost transparent rim around the edge of the elytra. The pronotum is also bright orange with cream edges at the front and back. The legs are orange.
Feeds on mildew, leaves of deciduous trees, honeydew and small aphids
Widespread but has been more frequently recorded in the east of the country
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2023
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How can you help
Please submit any sighting of this species to Ladybird Survey