Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - - Mademoiselle Coccinelle: Ladybug After the Rain, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France - Maxime Gilbert

Mademoiselle Coccinelle: Ladybug After the Rain, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France

Photograph by Maxime Gilbert


This photograph of a ladybird (or ladybug as they are known in America) was taken just after the rain in the French Alps (Annecy) and just before dark. This particular specimen is a 7 spot Ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) which is the most common variety in Europe. 

Both the adults and the larvae are voracious predators of aphids.

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