Lady beetle larva with prey - Day 4, 2nd instar - Harmonia axyridis
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 28, 2009
Size: 3.9 mm
Second instar - first abdominal segment is partially orange with orange dorsolateral tubercules. The larva will molt soon, and the orange pattern of the third instar is showing through on the 2nd-4th abdominal segments.
Prey: Chrysanthemum aphid, Macrosiphoniella sanborni.
Plant: Chrysanthemum sp.
Images of this individual: tag all