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I think this is Hyperaspis trifurcata (Trifurcate Lady Beetle) - Hyperaspis trifurcata

I think this is Hyperaspis trifurcata (Trifurcate Lady Beetle) - Hyperaspis trifurcata
Florida Canyon, Pima County, Arizona, USA
April 21, 2011
Size: 2.5 mm
Eric found it on a prickly pear with cochineal, just when I complained that I never find any ladybugs on it.

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I think this is Hyperaspis trifurcata (Trifurcate Lady Beetle) - Hyperaspis trifurcata I think this is Hyperaspis trifurcata (Trifurcate Lady Beetle) - Hyperaspis trifurcata

Moved

Yes, H.trifurcata
The habitat and prey really seal the deal - I don't think we have a single one on BugGuide that wasn't associated with cochineal!