Striped Ladybird

Micraspis frenata (Erichson, 1842)

Striped Ladybirds are medium sized orange ladybirds with three black stripes on their back. They can be found on tall grasses and weeds. The larva are dull brown with white spots, and black head and fairly long black legs.

Striped Ladybirds lay eggs on food plants. The eggs hatch into carnivorous larvae, then pupate into oval pupae before hatching out as adults

How to identify Micraspis frenata?

What habitats does Micraspis frenata live in?

They can be found on tall grasses and weeds

What is the distribution of Micraspis frenata?

Endemic to Tasmania and the mainland eastern states of Australia.

How big does Micraspis frenata grow?

Can grow to around 4mm

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