Friday, January 6, 2012

ladybug (Menochilus sexmaculatus )

Those photos above were taken in Bengkulu Sumatera Indonesia. That cute and shiny ladybird beetle (Menochilus sexmaculatus) has the size about 5 mm. The shape is smooth rounded, the color is reddish orange.  The pronotum is black with small orange mark at the left and right surround the head. The elytra is orange with some big patterned black mark. This bug is from the family of Coccinellidae under genus of Menochilus.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Coccinellidae
Genus: Menochilus
Species: M. Sexmaculatus
Binomial name
Menochilus Sexmaculats

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