Hippodamia (Hippodamia) tredecimpunctata | 13-spot Ladybird
Adult: 5mm to 7mm in lenght. Body is red with 13 black spots on the elytra. The pronotum is white suffused with yellow, and has a distinctive, almost rectangular black mark in the centre. The legs are bi-coloured black and orange-reddish.
Feeds on aphids
Occurs in wetlands
Found in the midlands of Ireland
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020
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