SJ9774 : Ladybird on spruce

taken 12 years ago, near to Rainow, Cheshire, Great Britain

Ladybird on spruce
Ladybird on spruce
I was attracted by the photographic possibilities of the bright green shoots, then spotted (!) the ladybird. It appears to be an Eyed Ladybird (Anatis ocellata), Britain's largest species of ladybird, whose host plants are "needled conifers". See LinkExternal link for more information.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 15 May, 2006
Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 971 746 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.1030N 2:2.6964W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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