twice-stabbed ladybird


: a small black predatory beetle (Chilocoris stigma) of the family Coccinellidae marked with a bright orange dot on each wing cover and important as a predator on citrus scale insects in Florida

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twice-stabbed ladybird


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“Twice-stabbed ladybird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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