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SEM of ladybird over a flower Featured Related Images Print

SEM of ladybird over a flower

Ladybird in flight. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a seven-spot ladybird beetle Coccinella septempunctata, flying over a flower. The outer wings of the ladybird are strengthened into a hard covering called the elytra (red, black spots) to protect the delicate flight wings (long, white) found beneath. These elytra are raised in flight, while other transparent hind-wings (not seen) propel the insect. Seven black spots are found on the red wing covers of this ladybird. The red and black colours are a warning to predators, because this beetle is able to squirt distasteful fluids. Magnification: x2.9 at 6x7cm size. Magnification: x7.5 at 7x6 inch size

© Andrew Syred/Science Photo Library

Harlequin LADYBIRD - with 7-spot ladybird (on left) Featured Related Images Print

Harlequin LADYBIRD - with 7-spot ladybird (on left)

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Harlequin LADYBIRD - with 7-spot ladybird (on left)
Harmonia axyridis
The Harlequin is a voracious predator and easily out competes our native ladybirds for food. This introduced alien threatens our 46 native ladybird species, as well as many other UK insects, including butterflies and lacewings.
It comes in a range of patterns or colour variations (forms or morph). Originally from Asia, it was probably imported on flowers from Europe.
The Harlequin problem started in North America, where they were thought to be an attractive biological control agent. H. axyridis is still being sold in the USA and continental Europe for pest control.
Its numbers are increasing annually.
Steve Hopkin
Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

© ? Steve Hopkin/ardea.com

Anderson Special N5541N 'Ace of Diamonds, Beetle Bomb' Featured Related Images Print

Anderson Special N5541N 'Ace of Diamonds, Beetle Bomb'

Anderson Special N5541N ?Ace of Diamonds, Beetle Bomb? formula one racer; race number 63 - Information: (Alvin E) Anderson Propeller Co, Elmhurst IL. - N5541N ,the Anderson Special, named ?Ace of Diamonds, Beetle Bomb? emerged in 1948 powered by an 85hp Continental C85and flown by Bruce Raymond. Diamond-shaped fuselage cross-section; modified as mid-wing in 1949. Crashed in racing in 1950; wings were salvaged for use on 1953 Pitts' ?Yellow Jacket?

© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans