Subcoccinella 24-punctata L.

24-spot © Mike Majerus
© Mike Majerus*
 
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Distribution

Britain:

Widespread in southern Britain.

Ireland:

Recorded by Claude Buckle (Johnson & Halbert 1902) from cliffs between Whitehead and Black Head in Co. Antrim (det. J. N. Halbert) but not reported from Ireland since.  As the species is predominantly brachypterous it is unclear how it could reached this isolated location before (?) disappearing.

Survey:

Not seen

*Mike Majerus images from UK Ladybird Survey