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Convergent Lady Beetle - Hippodamia convergens

Convergent Lady Beetle - Hippodamia convergens
Stoneville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA
July 20, 2003
On cotton bloom.

Convergent Lady Beetle
Looks to be a good match with image at UC IPM.

 
Nice find, Ted.
They aren't always in the wild :-)

Moved
Moved from Ladybird Beetles.

Moved
Moved from Convergent Lady Beetle.
Let us wait for an expert opinion.

How did you identify this one to species?
It would be nice to have a reference for the guide. Is there a particular consistent pattern on these larvae?

 
I wonder about this, too.
Another post here, with a confusing array of images, shows larvae with a different pattern. Based on what I saw today - several Convergent ladybirds near larvae - my guess is that the Convergent larvae have four spots on the body, as opposed to stripes. But I'm unsure.

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