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Pink ladybug - Coleomegilla maculata

Pink ladybug - Coleomegilla maculata
East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
April 3, 2011
hibernating colony. found under a log.

Moved from ID Request.

Coleomegilla maculata - Spotted Lady Beetle
Were these by any chance found near a cornfield? I found groups of these ladybugs gathered under logs and stones next to a cornfield. You can find more information about these beetles here.

Lady beetle
Yes! I found them at the edge of a corn field. Thanks for the id.

they LOVE corn earworm larvae!
Corn earworm caterpillars are a favorite prey species for C. macs.

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