22-spot Ladybird

Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata

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Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata (often abbreviated to Psyllobora 22-punctata), the 22-spot ladybird, is a 3–5 mm long ladybird commonly found in Europe . Unlike most other ladybirds which feed on aphids, P. 22-punctata eats mildew — especially from umbellifers and low-growing shrubs .

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  1. (c) Nikolai Vladimirov, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/22626594
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psyllobora_vigintiduopunctata

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