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Ladybirds and their 4 stages

On my local patch this year there is an explosion of Ladybirds (Coccinellidae) One thing I’ve notice this time that I hadn’t noticed before is the empty pupa shells around the garden. There are 4 ‘instar’ stages in a ladybirds … Continue reading

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Day 20 Of 30 Days Wild – Ladybirds

For one of the 30 Days Wild two years ago I did a blog about Ladybirds https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/look-for-ladybirds-day-8-30-days-wild/ On that day I found at least six different types of ladybird. Today I could only find Harlequin ladybirds. The Harlequin ladybird is … Continue reading

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Look for ladybirds, day 8 – 30 Days Wild

I didn’t realise that I could find so many different types of ladybirds on my local patch. Most of these were on our allotment. There are 46 different Ladybird species in the UK. 27 of those actually look like what … Continue reading

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