Description

Orange Ladybird
(Halyzia sedecimguttata)

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The Orange ladybird is a large ladybird that is widespread in England and Wales but not so much in Scotland. Visible from April to October.

he Orange ladybird is a large ladybird that is widespread in England and Wales but not so much in Scotland. Visible from April to October.

Description

Biology

Female can lay over 1000 eggs
Black and yellow larva

Food

Will feed on mildew, and sometimes aphids.

Habitat

Woodland, park lands and forest edges.

Reason for control

Detecting what and where your pest coming is from is key to any pest prevention.
If you are coming downstairs every morning to a fresh batch of droppings in the kitchen but have no idea where they come from, it could be a long while before you get rid of them. Identification is important, what to look for and to react quickly will greatly benefit you in the long term.

Detecting an infestation

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