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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 6:05AM
Certainly having a good munch on the leaves Carol, good macro work SmileSmile

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Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
7 Apr 2014 6:41AM
I don't know how you can even spot these tiny little beasts Carol, nevermind get such good shots. Amazing and the first time I've seen a ladybird caterpillar (?)

AnneB50 6 118 18 Scotland
7 Apr 2014 6:52AM
You certainly know your bugs and where to find them Carol! Another well composed and detailed photo, I especially like the curve in V2.

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:16AM
Carol this is brilliant I've never seen one of these so thank you for sharing it with us GrinGrin

SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:20AM
Good macro image of an ugly bug.Smile
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:47AM
Thanks to your great photography you have just answered a question which I have been wanting to ask for so very long.

Superb and thank you Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:51AM
Awesome capture
Never knowingly seen one
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
7 Apr 2014 8:01AM
Amazing who would have believed it turns into a ladybird.

viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 8:26AM
Never seen these before Carol. But then you do have an eye for these small beasties. Great images.

ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
7 Apr 2014 8:28AM
Nature truly is amazing Carol.....great images
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 8:38AM
Not ugly at all Carol, just the spotty youth version of the ladybird! Lovely shots.
9 10 10 England
7 Apr 2014 8:47AM
I'd never thought about the beginings of the little ladybird - great nature lesson in this one. Superb images Carol.
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
7 Apr 2014 9:01AM
Good shots as usual, Carol.
7 Apr 2014 9:36AM
Two outstanding close up Carol!!!
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 9:43AM
Like Lynnes comments. First time for me as well to see these. Superb pictures Carol.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 10:28AM
Would never have known this is to be a ladybird!
Great macros Carol. wish we saw more ladybirds here.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
7 Apr 2014 10:38AM
The wonders of nature!
Excellent macros, Carol!

TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 10:47AM
Great shots Carol.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 11:52AM
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
7 Apr 2014 12:54PM
Would make an excellent pipe cleaner Carol !!
Good shots.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
7 Apr 2014 1:09PM
If this is as small or smaller than a ladybird then WoW, that is amazing. Both great shots.
7 Apr 2014 1:11PM

Quote:Thanks to your great photography you have just answered a question which I have been wanting to ask for so very long.

Superb and thank you Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

Me too. I had never seen a ladybug in this state before. GrinGrin
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
7 Apr 2014 1:58PM
How on earth do you know that this is a ladybird? Absolutely tremendous Carol.
7 Apr 2014 2:00PM
Amazing capture, lovely detail. I would never have known that this was ladybird larvae, you learn something new everyday!! SmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 3:07PM
Well I have learnt something today, thank you Carol. Wonderful images.
7 Apr 2014 3:08PM
Good macro images
ukgubbi 6 5 India
7 Apr 2014 3:26PM
I am surprised to know the truth. Thanks for the same. Fine details of this future beauty.
The "ugly bug" is beautifully crossing the screen! - Excellent , once again ,Carol! --- Jukka.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 6:53PM
two superb shots Carol.
7 Apr 2014 6:57PM
Wonderful captures of this special bug, Carol!
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:20PM
Excellent captures CarolSmile

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 7:31PM
Wow !!....never seen one !.....great shot !.Smile
7 Apr 2014 10:52PM
oh wow never ever seen one of these before superb shot
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2014 1:35AM
That will become a pretty ladybird! Grin
She must return soon for your next shot! Grin
Regards, IB
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
13 Apr 2014 10:25PM
How do you know it is a female Chinga it could be a ladyboy!Wink Two exceedingly fine macros Carol and a lesson in entimology for some on hereSmile

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