Photo 3. Ladybeetle larvae feeding on aphids. Ants are also present taking the honeydew from the aphids.
Photo 4. Ladybeetle larvae feeding on aphids. The pale yellow slug-like creatures in the centre and to the right are larvae of syrphids or hoverflies.
Ladybeetles, ladybird beetles
The one shown is Phrynocaria sp; there are many others.
AUTHORS Suzanne Neave & Grahame Jackson
Photos 1,3&5 Suzanne Neave, CABI, UK.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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