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Small Ladybug - Cycloneda polita - male

Small Ladybug - Cycloneda polita - Male
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
October 15, 2014
Size: ~3mm
Superficially looks like Cycloneda, however much smaller, and with different facial features. Eyes sort of bluish. The edge of the elytra with a light colored stripe. A wild guess, maybe, Mulsantina picta?

Moved
Moved from Lady Beetles.

 
Thanks, Blaine!
I guess this species is pretty small. I didn't realize the white face was a characteristic of males, and the recent ones I have been seeing were females. So a small, light colored male. Good to get that straight! Thanks, again!

Sort of interesting: Both my last two C. politas have completely closed circles:

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