Oblong Ladybird Beetles


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Hippodamia is a genus of ladybirds in the family Coccinellidae. It includes the most common native North American "ladybug", H. convergens, which can form overwintering aggregations numbering in the millions. Another notable member is Hippodamia variegata, which occurs widely over both the North and South Hemispheres.

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  1. (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/3622000
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippodamia_(genus)

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