they chew side to side not up and down.
Ladybugs can be a gardeners best friend. They are often used to control such insect pests as aphids, scales, and mites, which they eat. Several species of ladybugs do feed on plants but most feed on the small pests mentioned above.
Ladybugs primarily eat aphids, a kind of small green insect that feeds on plant juices. This makes ladybugs very useful for pest control, as aphids are harmful to many crop plants.
Ladybug's favorite food are aphids and mites. They simply walk
up to the little critters and eat them. As aphids and alike are
often destructive to gardens, ladybugs can be purchased
commercially as a natural garden pest control in many areas.
Most ladybugs eat other insects. The insect that makes up the biggest part of their diet are aphids. There are also ladybugs who don't eat meat, so bugs are out. They feed on things like mushrooms or leaves.
A ladybug chews from side to side, not up and down like we do.