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Lady Bug

Habitat

Predatory ladybugs are usually found on plants where aphids or scale insects are, and they lay their eggs near their prey, to increase the likelihood the larvae will find the prey easily. Ladybugs are cosmopolitan in distribution, as are their prey.

  • Size: 1 mm to 10 mm (0.04 to 0.4 inches)    
  • Color: Black and Red
  • Legs: 6
  • Shape: Oval
  • Antennae: True

Control / Prevention

Seal cracks in foundation, windows, and doors.

Threats

None

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