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Ladybug or something else? - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybug or something else? - Harmonia axyridis
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
March 20, 2010
Size: small
Ladybug or something else?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

My Guess
I think thats an asian beetle. Only way to definitively ID is to talk to it, and see if it transposes its L's with R's.

Very nice macro. May I ask what is your macro rens?

 
Pronunciation confirmed!
Yes, I just got the Canon MP-E 65. Takes some getting used to. This was my first attempt at focus stacking using Zerene Stacker.

Lady beetle prize fighter! Great pic!
Boy, that is one threatening-looking beetle. Quite the opposite of the "cute little ladybug" of popular culture! Harmonia axyridis in the role of the Alien Invader it really is...

I LOVE this image.

 
I like it too!
Do not frass! :)

 
Thanks
Thank you for your kind words. I just got a super-duper macro lens and this guy was the only thing crawling around my office.

Re: Ladybug or something else?
Looks like Harmonia axyridis (Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle) to me.


 
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