A little taxonomy for the day! The ladybugs that most of us are use to are the red, black spotted insects that you can easily see around your garden in the summer months. Here are some shots of these more common insects:
:thumb68813172: Ladybird by aimforthefloor
Some ladybugs are carnivores and can eat aphids and other ladybugs, some just eat fungi and plants.
Ladybird by tamanssi Eat your path by MessiahKhan :thumb59965026: :thumb59922144: the upward struggle by ladyface :thumb59582404: on the run by ZiggetyZag :thumb70521223: Mummy? by janisDA Ladybug by R-HetiK Ladybug by DianePhotos 2-Spot Ladybird with Prey by stevesm ladybird by kodo34 In Poppyland by damcigpa
The same species of ladybug can have different appearances, they are polymorphic. Also, some species are yellow with black stripes, black with red, orange and some do not have spots at all, it all depends on the