There are 46 species of ladybird present in the UK and the recent arrival of the Harlequin ladybird has the potential to jeopardise many of these species
How to get involved
The easiest way to submit records of harlequin ladybirds you have spotted is using the iRecord on-line recording form or Smartphone app for iPhone and Android.
Both the app and the form allow recording of all ladybird species and use iRecord to store and manage records. You can create or use an existing iRecord account when submitting records. With an account you can keep all your wildlife sightings in one place and receive feedback on your identification.