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Native Ladybirds

The joys of visiting a garden is sighting a ladybird as they go about their lives.

Beetles Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Not known

Scientific Name: family Coccinellidae

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Not applicable

Will they visit?: Ladybirds frequently visit home gardens

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Shrubs and foliage

Diet: Aphids and small invertebrates

Water: Not required

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Ladybirds control pests around the garden, lessening reliance of pesticides in the community. If you see one in your backyard, you can record your sighting on the Atlas of Living Australia and help scientists monitor there population and distribution.

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