Calvia decemguttata

<I>Calvia decemguttata</I> (Linné, 1767)

Ten white spot ladybird

Morphology

Russet ladybird with five large light-colored spots (arranged as 2-2-1) on each elytron
Antennae distinctly longer than the breadth of the head, club narrow

Diet

It feeds on aphids and Psylla.

Habitat

This is an arboreal species encountered in parks and gardens, also in woods and forests.
It is quite rare.

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 21 February 2011 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet