Lady beetle larva with prey - Day 10 - Harmonia axyridis
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 4, 2009
Size: 11 mm
Prey: sawfly larva - I don't know what kind. The lady beetle larva preferred aphids but would eat any soft-bodied prey smaller than itself if aphids weren't available.
Plant: Maple (Acer sp.); sawfly collected from raspberry (Rubus sp.).
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