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 Possibly Western Blood-Red Lady Beetle - Cycloneda polita - female

Possibly Western Blood-Red Lady Beetle - Cycloneda polita - Female
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
May 8, 2014
On an ivy leaf.

I think it's a female Cyloneda polita, due to the presence of black on the face between the eyes. Note that the circles on the pronotum are pretty much closed!

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