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Harmonia testudinaria

Tortoise-shelled ladybird at Braemar, NSW

Harmonia testudinaria at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022
Harmonia testudinaria at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022
Harmonia testudinaria at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022
Harmonia testudinaria at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022
Harmonia testudinaria at Braemar, NSW - 5 May 2022
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Identification history

Harmonia testudinaria 6 May 2022 RogerF
Harmonia testudinaria 6 May 2022 Curiosity

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The sightings range from 2-5-22 to 5-5-22. The first ladybird I saw was the one with the underwing showing. On 5-5-22, I found 3 adults plus a possible larva and a possible pupa.

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RogerF wrote:
   6 May 2022
A nice find.

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Nearby sightings

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Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Jun 2022 by Curiosity Holconia insignis (Branded huntsman) at Braemar, NSW - 5 Jun 2022 by Curiosity Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Braemar, NSW - 17 May 2022 by Curiosity Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 16 May 2022 by Curiosity Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Braemar, NSW - 13 May 2022 by Curiosity Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled ladybird) at Braemar, NSW - 4 May 2022 by Curiosity Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Braemar, NSW - 17 Apr 2022 by Curiosity Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Mar 2022 by Curiosity Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo) at Braemar, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Curiosity Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Braemar, NSW - 6 Jan 2022 by Curiosity Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Braemar, NSW - 13 Nov 2021 by Curiosity Ellipsidion sp. (genus) (A diurnal cockroach) at Braemar, NSW - 27 Oct 2021 by Curiosity Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Oct 2021 by Curiosity Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Braemar, NSW - 13 Oct 2021 by Curiosity Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Braemar, NSW - 9 Oct 2021 by Curiosity Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Oct 2021 by Curiosity Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Sep 2021 by Curiosity Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Dec 2020 by Curiosity Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Braemar, NSW - 22 Nov 2020 by Curiosity
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Jun 2022 by Curiosity
Holconia insignis (Branded huntsman) at Braemar, NSW - 5 Jun 2022 by Curiosity
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Braemar, NSW - 17 May 2022 by Curiosity
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 16 May 2022 by Curiosity
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Braemar, NSW - 13 May 2022 by Curiosity
Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled ladybird) at Braemar, NSW - 4 May 2022 by Curiosity
Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Braemar, NSW - 17 Apr 2022 by Curiosity
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Mar 2022 by Curiosity
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo) at Braemar, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Curiosity
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Braemar, NSW - 6 Jan 2022 by Curiosity
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Braemar, NSW - 13 Nov 2021 by Curiosity
Ellipsidion sp. (genus) (A diurnal cockroach) at Braemar, NSW - 27 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Braemar, NSW - 24 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Braemar, NSW - 13 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Torbia viridissima (Gum Leaf Katydid) at Braemar, NSW - 9 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Braemar, NSW - 7 Oct 2021 by Curiosity
Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Sep 2021 by Curiosity
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Braemar, NSW - 1 Dec 2020 by Curiosity
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Braemar, NSW - 22 Nov 2020 by Curiosity

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 5 May 2022 03:03 PM Recorded on
  • Curiosity Recorded by

Additional information

  • on Wollemi Pine in garden Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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