Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle Propylea quatuordecimpunctataNon-nativeSynonyms: Chess-board Lady Beetle,  P-14.

Status:

Eurasian species recently introduced to eastern North America and still expanding.

Relationships:

Feeds on aphids.

There are 18 records in the project database.

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A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (6/3/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/7/2015). Verified by Even Dankowicz/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/1/2016). Determined by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/15/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/19/2016). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/9/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/4/2011). Photo by Bill Johnson. (MBP list)

A female Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/12/2006). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2014). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/17/2017). Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (6/16/2014). Photo by Hugh Vandervoort. (MBP list)


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