18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bug on bud of cornflower

On a cornflower bud sit a black beetle with red spots on the elytra. I still haven't figured it out. It's one of the species ladybugs or not.

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Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: ILCE-6500
Copyright: © Dmitriy Belmaz