Invertebrate Hippodamia variegata (ladybird beetle)

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Scientific Name: Hippodamia variegataView attachment 962

Common Names: Ladybird beetle

Other Names: Spotted Amber Ladybird

Class: Insecta

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Coccinellidae

Tribe Coccinellini

Genus: Hippodamia

Species: variegata

Distribution: Australia wide.

Habitat: Found on cutivated plants.

Field Notes: This ladybird is predacious to many species of aphid. It is also know to eat insect eggs and thrips

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Thankyou now i will have to update
THANKS CORIN
Nice site by the way
 

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Ok another question do all the fields above fit all invertabrates.
Or just not enough info on ladybirds around
 

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Mate, identifying insects is a specialized field I am sorry to say that past an insects Order, I am next to useless.3

Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
and from your title
Genus: Hippodamia
Species: variegata
 
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