Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having seven spots: as, the seven-spotted ladybird, Coccinella septenpunctata.

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Examples

  • America without regard to the survival of the native populations, cheifly two and seven-spotted beetles.

    Biological Control May Beget Exotic Invaders

  • The species we are looking at is the "seven-spotted lady-bird;" there is another very common kind, whose scarlet wing-cases have one black spot on the centre of each.

    Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children

  • On hybridization, for example, the lab is looking at if it is possible that the nine-spotted could have interbred with the seven-spotted and essentially bred itself out of existence.

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  • While some of the photos were of native species, most of the pictures showed the multicolored Asian ladybug and the European seven-spotted ladybug, which were introduced for agricultural pest control and have become widespread as the dominant species.

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  • While some photos were of native species, most showed the multicolored Asian ladybug and the European seven-spotted ladybug, which were introduced for agricultural pest control and have become widespread as the dominant species.

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  • I had a cast of several beetles from two species, the seven-spotted ladybird

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