What Is a Male Ladybug Called?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 8, 2020 5:21:26 AM ET
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Regardless of sex, male and female ladybugs are collectively referred to as just that — ladybugs. The name "ladybug" is an Americanized version of the European name for the same sort of beetle: "ladybird." They live in forests, gardens and weed patches.