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Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Varie*gated? Naw, Convergent. - Hippodamia convergens

Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Varie*gated? Naw, Convergent. - Hippodamia convergens
San Joaquin Marsh, Irvine, Orange County, California, USA
February 9, 2007

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Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Var*iegated? - Hippodamia convergens Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Var*iegated? - Hippodamia convergens Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Var*iegated? - Hippodamia convergens Ladybird Beetle Reality Check: Varie*gated? Naw, Convergent. - Hippodamia convergens

Yes,
when you see those converging lines on the pronotum you've got H. convergens. Of course, how did the namer know the lines were converging and not diverging ;-)

 
Must have had it turned the right way.
Finally, an almost-sensible name.

Lady Beetle
Hi Ron, maybe the similar Convergent Lady Beetle - Hippodamia convergens? Sandy

 
Thanks, Sandy
You and Jim are unanimous, and you've swayed my vote. Ahh, accord. Ahh, reality. Thanks again!

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