There is a very useful species for the vine: the coccinella septempuncata or seven spotted ladybug. 

The seven-spotted ladybug, widespread in all Europe where it is often considered a lucky charm, is a beetle and belongs to the order of coleoptera. The importance to have many ladybugs in the vineyard resides in their diet, both larvae and adult forms are voracious predators of aphids, damaging parasites that compromise the plants health.

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