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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella
Seven-spot Ladybird Seven-spot Ladybird Seven-spot Ladybird Seven-spot Ladybird Seven-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Cocinella Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Propylea Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Propylea Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Propylea
Seven-spot Ladybird Seven-spot Ladybird Fourteen-spot Ladybird Fourteen-spot Ladybird Fourteen-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata Coccinella septempunctata Propylea quatuordecimpunctata Propylea quatuordecimpunctata Propylea quatuordecimpunctata

Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: March until October

Habitat: Just about any where that has plants and trees, Common in gardens and parks.

Comment: Britain most common  ladybird by far, widely distributed through out the British Isles. .

Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: May to September.

Habitat: Just about any where that has plants and trees, Common in gardens and parks.

Comment: Common and wide spread in England and Wales. Not so common, and more local in the rest of the UK.

(Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773)
Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia
Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird
Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis

Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: April to October.

Habitat: Just about any where that has plants and trees.

Comment: This ladybird arrived in the UK in 2004, probably by accident, or blown on strong winds from Europe, where it was introduced for pest control on crops. It is now common all over the UK.

(Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773) (Pallas 1773) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Harmonia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Psyllobora Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Psyllobora
Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird Harlequin Ladybird Twenty Two-spot Ladybird Twenty Two-spot Ladybird
Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis Harmonia axyridis  Psyllobora viginiduopuntata  Psyllobora viginiduopuntata

Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: March to November.

Habitat: Just about any where that has plants and trees, Common in gardens and parks.

Comment: Fairly common throughout the British Isles, though more common in the south.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Coleoptera - Coccinellidae -Adalia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae -Adalia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae -Adalia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Halyzia Coleoptera - Coccinellidae - Halyzia
Two-spot Ladybird Two-spot Ladybird Two-spot Ladybird Orange Ladybird Orange Ladybird
Adalia bipuncta Adalia bipuncta Adalia bipuncta  Halyzia sedecimguttata  Halyzia sedecimguttata

Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: March to November.

Habitat: Just about any where that has plants and trees, Common in gardens and parks.

Comment: Fairly common throughout the British Isles, though more common in the south. 

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Status: Resident in UK.

When Around: April to October.

Habitat: Once only found in ancient woodland. More recently gas adapted to live on Ash and Sycamore. Can also be seen in parks and gardens.

Comment: Fairly common in parts of the UK, if Ash and, or Sycamore are present.

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