Striped Ladybird

Micraspis frenata


Striped Ladybirds are medium sized orange ladybirds with three black stripes on their back. They can be found on tall grasses and weeds. The larva are dull brown with white spots, and black head and fairly long black legs.

Striped Ladybirds lay eggs on food plants. The eggs hatch into carnivorous larvae, then pupate into oval pupae before hatching out as adults

How to identify the Micraspis frenata?


They can be found on tall grasses and weeds


Endemic to Tasmania and the mainland eastern states of Australia.


Can grow to around 4mm

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