New York Natural Heritage Program
Nine-spotted Lady Beetle
Coccinella novemnotata Herbst, 1793
Insects

Habitat [-]
The preferred habitat is open landscape such as grasslands and agricultural land. Preferred agricultural crops include: alfalfa, clover, corn, potatoes, and soybeans. Suburban areas and wooded habitats have also been reported as suitable habitat (Cornell University 2013).

Associated Ecological Communities [-]
  • Cropland/row crops
    An agricultural field planted in row crops such as corn, potatoes, and soybeans. This community includes vegetable gardens in residential areas.