2-spot Ladybird

Common Name 2-spot Ladybird
Scientific Name Adalia bipunctata
Family Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles
Interest
2
Description A common species of ladybird having two black spots on a red background to separate them from the similar seven-spot  
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
21-09-21 Two-spot Ladybird: spot the difference -
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Carey

Open Access
5

Winfrith Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Shapwick

Open Access
2

Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Priory Meadows and Redcliffe

Sturminster Mill

Open Access
2
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
06: June 1
08: August 1
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Carey Present
Priory Meadows and Redcliffe Present
Radipole Lake Nature Reserve Present
Shapwick

Present

06-08-13
Sturminster Mill

Present

10-06-17
Wareham Common - West Present
Winfrith Heath Nature Reserve Present