Polished Lady Beetle
Cycloneda munda

Cycloneda munda in Utah
Just pretend that this is a good photo and in focus because this little ladybug shouldn't really be in Utah.
I found it at Red Butte Garden and thought it was a newly hatched Multi-colored Asian Ladybug.  Well,
it wasn't. It's a species mostly found in the Midwest and East - it probably hitched a ride out here on some
Had I known that it was something new, I would have made an attempt to take more photos. It's
a cute
little thing and very "polished!"  © Carol Davis 5-12-2016

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