Striped Ladybird - Myzia oblongoguttata
Size 6 to 8 mm. A chestnut coloured species with cream stripes and spots. The pronotum is also white with chestnut markings.
Areas with Scots Pine.
April to August.
Feeds on aphids.
Widely distributed in Britain and can become frequent in areas with a lot of Scots Pine.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 6 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015