Asked in Home & Garden, Flower Gardening, Gardening
Why might a flower grower introduce ladybird eggs into his greenhouse?
The ladybird beetle or lady bug eats other insects (aphids, in particular) that may damage plants. ...
Asked in Ladybugs
How long does ladybug luck last?
Most Ladybirds mate in the spring or summer and the female lays a cluster of eggs (numbering from a few to a few hundred, depending on species) as near as possible to an aphid colony. In most species of ladybird these eggs hatch into a larval state within a week. This state lasts 10 - 15 days, and they then go into a pupal stage before becoming an adult Ladybird. The entire life cycle of the Ladybird is only 4 -...
Asked in Garden Insects, Taxonomy, Ladybugs
What is the classification for orange ladybugs?
Harmonia axyridis is the classification for orange ladybugs. The ladybugs in question lives natively in China, Japan, Mongolia, Russia, and Taiwan. Their original bio-geography and variable color prompt such common names as Asian multicolored ladybird, Halloween ladybird, and Harlequin ladybird. ...