Coccidula rufa

<I>Coccidula rufa</I> (Herbst, 1783)

Marsh coccidula

Coccidula rufa : adulte

Morphology

Small velvety ladybird (2.5-3 mm), elongate, dark red.

Diet

Its diet consists exclusively of aphids.

Habitat

Species of humid biotopes, it frequents aquatic plants.

Modification date: 25 April 2024 | Publication date: 17 May 2011 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet