14-spotted Ladybird

This species of ladybird comes in a wide variety of patterns. Its two most popular common names are 14-spotted ladybird and cream-spotted ladybird (UK), but these are not suited to the variety that I found! It has 12 black spots on an orange background…

Diagram of variations here: http://www2.mus-nh.city.osaka.jp/learning/Ent/Ladybeetle-key/calvia-quatuordecim.html

Calvia quatuordecimguttata

Coleoptera: Coccinellidae (lady beetles)
Calvia quatuordecimguttata
14-spotted Ladybird = cream-spotted Ladybird = shiro-juushi-boshi-tentou

Location: In orchards and bamboo/pine forest above Yokoyama Village (Google map)

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