Ladybug Clip Art

Ladybug Clip Art

FREE Ladybug Clip Art images for you to use on your webpage, in emails, anywhere you need some ladybugs! How to Install Clip Art: Place your mouse over the image. Click on the right mouse button. A menu window will pop up. Highlight the option “Save Picture As…” and then use the left mouse button … Read more

Ladybug Stripes And Other Unusual markings?

Ladybug with Stripes

Some ladybugs have no spots while some have as many as twenty four ladybug stripes. There are about 500 different kinds in the United States and nearly 5000 world wide. They come in all different colors, too. Reds, yellows, orange, gray, black, brown and even pink. Below are a few photographs to help you identify … Read more

Fun Ladybug Crafts for Kids

Ladybug Crafts

Ladybugs are probably one of the most popular bugs out there especially where kids are concerned.  They represent something whimsical and almost magical.  For that reason, ladybug crafts for kids are always a winner.  They are fun at birthday parties, during summer camp, and of course during the school year.  There are a number of really … Read more

Ladybug Science Fair Info

Ladybug Anatomy 1

Taxonomy How Are Ladybugs Classified? Kingdom: Animalia (All animals) Phylum: Arthopoda (Invertebrates) Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles.) Family: Coccinellidae (Lady beetles) Genus: Hippodamia ( Lady beetle type) Species: Convergens (specific ladybug) Want to know what I can do? Get To Know The Super COOL Parts Of My Anatomy! 1. Big Mouth Did you know … Read more

Ladybug Pictures

Ladybug

Seven-spotted Ladybug emerging from its pupae.It takes half a day for the spots to show. Seeing Spots? Ever wonder which ladybug you are looking at? What does a “baby” ladybug (larvae) look like? Did you know there are over 300 types of Ladybugs that live in North America? Ladybugs come in many colors besides red: … Read more

Ladybug Mating & Reproduction

Ladybugs Mating

The ladybug life cycle starts with mom and dad ladybug mating. The ladybugs pictured to the right are mating Ladybugs reproduce sexually. Each species of ladybug has its own pheromones for attracting a mate. When they find each other, the male grips the female from behind and holds on tight. They can copulate (stay together) for … Read more

Ladybug Infestation – There’s Ladybugs In My House

Ladybug Infestation 1

Ladybugs are Everywhere! Ladybug Infestation. They can infest your house in the winter instead of finding a home outside. Hippodamia convergent ladybugs congregate together in the fall to hibernate. These ladybugs can be found most often in the upper elevations of the Sierra Nevadas, Rocky, Appalachian, Blue Ridge Mountains and other mountainous areas throughout the United … Read more

Ladybug Facts

Three Ladybugs on Leaf

A Ladybird FAQ Even More Fun Facts: Because Ladybugs eat lots of aphids and other pest insects, many gardeners and farmers use them for pest control instead of chemicals. A Ladybug can lay up to 1000 eggs in its lifetime.Not all Ladybugs have spots. Ladybugs will clean themselves after a meal. Ladybugs come in many … Read more

About The Ladybug

Ladybug Lady

Whether you love them or hate them, you will find plenty of information about ladybugs. Explore 15 ladybug topics with over 100 pages packed full of ladybug information. Our ladybug pages contain articles written by “The Ladybug Lady” Lori Beth Robinson as well as containing ladybug links to sites all over the web for EVEN … Read more

Ladybugs Helping Gardeners

Ladybug Eating Insects

The scientific name for a ladybug is a coccinellidae, which means ‘little red sphere’, or coleoptera, which means ‘sheath-winged’, but most people just call them ladybugs, lady beetles, or ladybird beetles. There are different versions of how these beetles came to be known as ladybugs, but one of the most popular versions is that during … Read more

What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Ladybugs Eating

So what do ladybugs eat?  Most ladybugs are predators. They eat other insects, most of which are considered pests to humans who like to grow plants for food or beauty. They are often called a ‘gardener’s best friend’.     The most common insects that ladybugs eat are aphids, which are serious pest of plants. That’s … Read more

Ladybug Species

Yellow and Black Ladybug

When you want to learn all there is to know about ladybugs, ladybug classification is just one thing you should know.  For such small, whimsical insects, ladybugs are extremely interesting.  For instance, many entomologists (people who study bugs) actually believe ladybugs should be called ‘lady beetles’.  That brings us to the first facet of ladybug … Read more