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Asian multicolored lady beetle
Harmonia axyridis

Asian multicolored lady beetle
Asian multicolored lady beetle
Asian multicolored lady beetle

Type of Insect: beetle
Size: .25 inch
Overall Color: orange and black
Larval Foods: aphids
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: grub
status: common
Description: small round, mostly orange beetles with or without black spots. Introduced as a biological control of aphids in agricultural plants


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Coleoptera (beetles)
Family: 18 Coccinellidae
Genus: Harmonia
Species: axyridis

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