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Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

Scientific Name: 
Harmonia axyridus

This introduced species of Lady Bird Beetle feeds on aphids both as adults and larvae.  The bright orange and black color warns predators that the beetle does not have a good taste (due to alkaloids in the blood). Photos by Laurel Woodley

Garden Location: 
Garden Wide
Harmonia axyridus looking for food
Harmonia axyridus is introduced
Viewing Months: 
Jun
Jul
Aug
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