Four-spotted Spurleg Lady Beetle © bob15noble (iNaturalist)

The Four-spotted Spurleg Lady Beetle is native to North America. Two subspecies exist: Brachiacantha quadripunctata quadripunctata and Brachiacantha quadripunctata flavifrons. Both subspecies look very similar: black wing covers with four red spots (two near their pronotum and two at their rear).

Status

Native

Last Seen

1976

Fun Fact

The Four-spotted Spurleg Lady Beetle’s species name (quadripunctata) means “four-pointed”, referring to their four spots.

More Information

You can find more information about Four-spotted Spurleg Lady Beetles on their iNaturalist Species Account and Bug Guide info page.

Vermont Distribution

Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Four-spotted Suprleg Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.