Skip to main content
ARS Home » Office of Communications » Images » Photos » Jan13 » d2717-1

Download a high-resolution (300dpi) digital image here.

Image Number D2717-1

Coccinella septempunctata is a predatory lady beetle introduced in North America to control wheat pests, but its diet also includes pollen and nectar. ARS scientists are studying the lady beetle’s feeding behavior to learn how to better use it for insect pest control.


Photo by Jonathan Lundgren.

640 pixels wide: (d2717-1.jpg)

Please visit our Image Gallery