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Ladybug with

Ladybug with "parasites"? - Harmonia axyridis
Pittsboro, Chatham County, North Carolina, USA
May 25, 2009
I have found a couple of these ladybugs with what look like small parasites attached on various places on their body, on top of and under the elytra, on the legs, etc. Any ideas?


Moved from Ladybird Beetles.

Moved from ID Request.

Possibly fungus...
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