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Sunday, October 30, 2016

UK 2016 - Post & Go - Ladybirds



COUNTRY: UK
ISSUE DATE: 14 September 2016
 STAMP DESIGN: Osborne Ross
 ILLUSTRATIONS: Chris Wormell





Seven-spot Ladybird - The iconic, bright red ladybird is one of our most common species.



Fourteen-spot Ladybird - This distinctive ladybird has square black spots and feeds on aphids.




Orange Ladybird - A colourful species that feeds on mildew found on deciduous leaves.



Heather Ladybird - This ladybird is most commonly found on heather heathland.



Striped Ladybird - This specialist species eats aphids found only on mature Scots pines.



Water Ladybird - Ladybird that is camouflaged in winter, then brightly coloured in spring to warn off predators









Stamp images thanks to Royal Mail
 Czech Post COLLECTORZPEDIA