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Identifying Asian Lady Beetles
Asian lady beetles, are an invasive species of ladybug. The are an overwintering variety pest that will invade homes and structures in the winter to avoid the cold and come back out when the temperature rises.
Species of ladybugs do have some benefits, because they will eat aphids, mites, and other small insects that can eat and damage crops. Asian lady beetles are an invasive species and they will produce a strong odor and secret a staining liquid. They can be overly annoying as they are in large groups and populate quickly.
Asian Lady Beetle Size, Shape, and Color
Asian Lady Beetles, and Ladybugs of all species, are usually 0.3 to 0.7 inches long. Asian Lady Beetles as well as other ladybugs are round or oval and they have 2 antennae, 6 legs, and wings. They have "m" or "w" looking mark on their heads. Asian Lady Beetles colors can vary widely from tan, to orange, to red.
Asian Lady Beetle Locations
Asian lady beetles and all other ladybug species can be found across the United States.