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

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 © 2011-2024 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.