Ladybirds (Beetles)Australoneda bourgeoisi Coccinella transversalis Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Harmonia conformis Olla v-nigrum Orcus australasiae

The Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis), also known as the Transverse Lady Beetle, is one of the common ladybirds found around Australia, in forest, heath, woodland and urban areas, especially in parks and gardens,

Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis), Alice Springs NT
Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis), Alice Springs NT
Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis), Alice Springs NT
Transverse Ladybird (Coccinella transversalis), Alice Springs NT

More image of the Transverse Ladybird in our Alice Springs Desert Park.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Subclass: Pterygota
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Suborder: Polyphaga
  • Infraorder: Cucujiformia
  • Superfamily: Coccinelloidea
  • Family: Coccinellidae
  • Subfamily: Coccinellinae
  • Tribe: Coccinellini
  • Genus: Coccinella
  • Species: Coccinella transversalis

Footnote & References

  1. Coccinella transversalis Fabricius, 1781, Transverse Ladybird, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/1351b437-2eb5-4949-990b-b18eb45252af
  2. Lady Beetles Family Coccinellidae), iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/48486-Coccinellidae
  3. Transverse Ladybird, Australian Museum, https://australian.museum/learn/animals/insects/transverse-ladybird/

Ladybirds (Beetles)Australoneda bourgeoisi Coccinella transversalis Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Harmonia conformis Olla v-nigrum Orcus australasiae

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