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Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata

P. vigintiduopunctata on grass in a forest

Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata (often abbreviated to Psyllobora 22-punctata), the 22-spot ladybird, is a 3–5 mm long ladybird commonly found in Europe .[1] Unlike most other ladybirds which feed on aphids, P. 22-punctata eats mildew — especially from umbellifers and low-growing shrubs .[2]

A Finnish name of this beetle, 22-pistepirkko, is the origin of the name of the popular band.

References[edit]

  1. ^ G. Bradley (2006). "22-spot ladybird". UK Safari. 
  2. ^ Michael Chinery (1993). Collins Field Guide: Insects of Britain and Northern Europe. 3rd edition. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-219918-1. 
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