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Ashy-Gray Lady Beetles

Despite the name, not all of these beetles are gray; some are black with two red spots. They are also not the only gray lady beetles around… Continue reading

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Chilocorus kuwanae lady beetles

Chilocorus kuwanae has no common name in English, and has been introduced to North America for biocontrol. It is a beautiful species, glossy black with two red spots. Continue reading

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It’s my Lady Beetle Anniversary! (Coccinelliversary?)

One year ago today I was looking for caterpillars and found a lady beetle larva instead – a big, orange and black, fourth-instar Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (Harmonia axyridis). I’d seen and identified one the previous year, so I recognized … Continue reading

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