Ladybug
  • In the family of beetles
  • Often called “ladybirds” or “ladybeetles”
  • Found worldwide
  • Over 5,000 existing species known
  • More than 450 species native to North America
  • Small insects
  • Range from .05 - .5 inches
  • Commonly yellow, orange, or scarlet with small black spots on their wing covers
  • Some are entirely black, gray, or brown
  • Considered useful insects because they feed on pests
  • Feed on aphids
  • Are considered good luck by some