Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus 1758 (Family Coccinellidae)


Couple

Larva

Pupa

Length: 5-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(2-10 Days) (Earliest: 12.5)
(7-36 Days)
(Earliest: 22.6)
(3-15 Days)
March - September
(Earliest: 25.1)
(Winter)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Coccinelline, Hippodamine, Myrrhine,
Precoccinelline
Carotenoids Carotene, Didehydrolycopene, Lutein,
Lycopene, Neurosporene, Phytoene,
Phytofluene, Torulene, Zeaxanthin
Attractant Chemicals
Iridoids Farnesene
Phenolics Methyl Salicylate
Deterrent Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Caryophyllene

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
Several Aphididae

Cassida stigmatica Larva
Parasitoids:
Phalacrotophora fasciata Larva

Watford Coleoptera Group: Coccinella septempunctata
Nature Spot: 7 Spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata
Insektenbox: Siebenpunkt


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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