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Ladybird Hatchlings - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird Hatchlings - Harmonia axyridis
Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
May 30, 2009
On the underside of a dogbane leaf.


Harmonia axyridis
Those mouthparts are designed for predation, not leaf-chewing like Chrysomelidae. And the double-branched spines are unique to H. axyridis in North America.


Wish now
Oh, I wish now I had followed them to maturity!

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