Ladybugs

Characteristics
Ladybugs are very common and easily recognized because of their black appearance with red or orange wing covers and black spots. Larvae of the ladybug are black with red, orange or yellow stripes or spots. Ladybugs can be found in almost any kind of tree or plant.

Benefit
Ladybugs and their larvae are considered very beneficial to a yard or garden as they will feed on aphids and scale insects, as well as other tree and plant pests.
A Ladybug larvae