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Looks like a lady bug. - Anatis mali - male - female

Looks like a lady bug. - Anatis mali - Male Female
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
June 2, 2012
Not much to say.

Moved
Moved from Giant Lady Beetles.

Different species, too
The male is Anatis mali, with his ringed spots, reddish color, and yellowing pronotum; the female is Anatis labiculata, with a deep purple color and white pronotum. Her spots are almost invisible but they don't have a trace of paler rings around them.

This is a great photo for comparison of the two species: the elongated and very explanate (flared) shape of the female contrasts with the shorter, rounder, less-explanate shape of the male.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

they are ladybugs!
The female is older than the male - this species darkens with age, from yellow-gray when it emerges from the pupa to deep red-brown, so dark the spots are barely visible.

Anatis mali
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