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Meadow Ladybird     Rhyzobius litura

A photo gallery of Meadow Ladybirds, showing the range of variation, with examples of the typical forms that are most commonly found.

All swept from meadows, grassland or nettle and thistle beds unless stated otherwise.

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Chittlehampton, North Devon VC4
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Pett Level, East Sussex VC14
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Sandwich Bay, East Kent VC15
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Hutchinson's Bank, Surrey VC17
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Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone, South Essex VC18
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Upshire, North Essex VC 19
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Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire VC20
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        Beaten from Blackthorn Metfield, East Suffolk   VC25
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Warren Hill, The Brecks, West Suffolk VC26
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Pigneys Wood, East Norfolk VC27
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Grime's Graves, The Brecks, West Norfolk VC28 
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Otterspool, Liverpool, South Lancashire VC59
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Upshire, North Essex
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Cornmill Meadows, North Essex
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Waltham Abbey, North Essex
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Waltham Abbey, North Essex
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Clayton Hill, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
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Upshire, North Essex
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Canvey Wick, South Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Beaten from Euonymus shrub       Upshire, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee valley, North Essex
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Pevensey Levels, East Sussex
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Pevensey Levels, East Sussex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Otterspool, Liverpool, South Lancashire
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Otterspool, Liverpool, South Lancashire
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Rainham, South Essex
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Cornmill Meadows, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone, South Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Two Mile Bottom, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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Two Mile Bottom, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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Thetford Warren, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Thetford Warren, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Santon Downham, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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Santon Downham, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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May Day Farm, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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May Day Farm, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Santon Downham, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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Santon Downham, The Brecks, West Norfolk
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Ramparts Field, The Brecks, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Tapped from thistle seed heads
        Sewardstone, South Essex
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Tapped from knapweed seed heads
                Sewardstone, South Essex
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Tapped from knapweed seed heads
                Sewardstone, South Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley. North Essex
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Fishers Green, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Beaten from Field Maple    Upshire, North Essex
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Beaten from Field Maple   Upshire, North Essex
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Clayton Hill, Lee Valley, North Essex
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Canvey Wick, South Essex
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Canvey Wick, South Essex
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Canvey Wick, South Essex
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With 16-spot Ladybird
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Beaten from Euonymus shrub
Waltham Abbey, North Essex
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Beaten from Blackthorn  Metfield, East Suffolk
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Ramparts Field, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Ramparts Field, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Ramparts Field, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Ramparts Field, The Brecks, West Suffolk
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Beaten from Euonymus shrub   Waltham Abbey, North Essex
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Beaten from Euonymus shrub     Waltham Abbey, North Essex
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Sewardstone, South Essex
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Sewardstone, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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Upshire, North Essex
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