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Spotless Ladybird Beetle - Cycloneda sanguinea - female

Spotless Ladybird Beetle - Cycloneda sanguinea - Female
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
June 25, 2004
Shot on a Hibiscus bush where they were quite numerous.

Female
I just checked my reference on Cycloneda and this specimen is a female. Male C. sanguinea and the other two species in this genus have the white border on the pronotum complete, while females of this species have the border narrow or absent in the middle. This may also be why this one is missing white between the eyes. Your other specimen of this species (1) is evidently a male, then.

 
Thanks Joel!
I'll make the changes...

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