Red-headed Rhyzobius

Rhyzobius lophanthae

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Rhyzobius lophanthae, commonly known as the purple scale predator or the scale-eating ladybird, is a species of ladybird native to Queensland and Southern Australia. It was introduced into the United States in the 1890s and has since spread over the southern half of the country.

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  1. (c) K Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/31586201
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q13170967

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