New York Natural Heritage Program
Three-banded Lady Beetle
Coccinella trifasciata Linnaeus, 1758
Family: Lady Beetles (Coccinellidae)

State Protection: Not Listed
The species is not listed or protected by New York State.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: S2S3
A State Rarity Rank of S2S3 means: Imperiled or Vulnerable in New York - Very vulnerable to disappearing from New York, or vulnerable to becoming imperiled in New York, due to rarity or other factors; typically 6 to 80 populations or locations in New York, few individuals, restricted range, few remaining acres (or miles of stream), and/or recent and widespread declines. More information is needed to assign a single conservation status.

Global Rarity Rank: GNR
A Global Rarity Rank of GNR means: This species is not yet ranked. More information is needed on its distribution, habitat requirements, biology, and/or rarity before a rank can be assigned.

Did you know?
Ladybugs are brightly colored to serve as a warning to predators. They release a distasteful chemical to ward off predators.

State Ranking Justification [-]
This species was once found throughout the state and was considered common. The decline went largely unnoticed until the 1980s. The New York range currently includes locations in central, western, and northern New York.

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