Transverse Ladybird
Ellura
Large Spotted Ladybird
Adult
 
    
Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Ladybird (Coccinellidae)
Species: Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis)

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Orange lady beetle with black wavy blotches.
Thanks to Reiner Richter for identifying the larva for us

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.