Bath Wildlife Sightings

Harmonia axyridis (Harlequin Ladybird), Claverton Street, Widcombe, Bath, ST7564

Confirmed

Date first seen

Date last seen

Frequency of Sighting

Species

Harmonia axyridis (Pallas - 1773) (Harlequin Ladybird)

Evidence

Quantity

1 of each variety

Locality

Claverton Street, Widcombe, Bath

Habitat

Leaves of Paper-bark Birch

Environmental Conditions

Sunny

Grid Reference

ST752643

Other Information

The dark specimen (forma spectabilis) is similar to one of the melanic forms of the 2-spot Ladybird but larger. The other one (forma succinea) is more common and looks rather like a large version of the 10-spot Ladybird.

Recorded by

Rob Randall

Identified by

Rob Randall
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