Calligrapha Beetle, Description, Location, Habitat, Images

Ladybug Facts

The calligraphy beetle can loosely be described as a black and white ladybug type beetle. It’s one of the most intricately styled beetles and one of my favorites. But what is it in terms of taxonomy, habitat, food sources, and more? And where can you find it? Either you arrived here from my articles outlining […]

Do Ladybugs Sleep? The Ladybugs Nocturnal and Sleep Habits

Ladybug Chat, Ladybug Facts

Curious to know if ladybugs sleep? I’ve done some research and found out some fascinating details about their sleeping habits. Let me share them with you. Do Ladybugs Sleep? Yes, ladybugs sleep, mostly at night. But they don’t close their eyes and fall asleep as we do. They enter a resting period, during which they […]

Ladybug, Ladybird or Lady Beetle – Here Are All the Names

Ladybug Facts

They’re red (mostly), they have spots and they’re generally considered cute! But they go by many names. I call them lots of things! But that’s because they’re known by lots of names everywhere, and because of the global availability of my website, I try to make sure I cater for what everyone calls them. In […]

Eleven Spot Ladybird, Coccinella undecimpunctata, Identify, Info


Variations: Taxonomy Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Henosepilachna > Coccinella undecimpunctata General Information / Features: It is similar to the seven spot ladybird except that its longer The elytra may be two different kinds, either red with black spots or black with red spots, both have 11 spots of the same pattern Maxillary palps […]

Henosepilachna argus, Bryony Ladybird Beetle, Varieties, Size, Color, Info


Variations: Taxonomy Polyphaga > Cucujoidea > Coccinellidae > Henosepilachna > Henosepilachna argus General Information / Features: Phytophagous ladybird, feeding on bryony plants and the leaves of cucurbitaceous plants Adults are orange in color with eleven black spots It measures 5-7mm in size The pronotum is orange in color Mostly found in South West Asia, Europe, […]