Orange-spotted Ladybird

Orcus australasiae (Boisduval, 1835)

The ladybird beetle is dark green to black in colour with six orange dots on the wing covers.

How to identify Orcus australasiae?

What habitats does Orcus australasiae live in?

On vegetation feeding on mealybugs and scale insects

What is the distribution of Orcus australasiae?

Southern and western parts of Australia, including Tasmania

How big does Orcus australasiae grow?

Can grow to around 6mm

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