Ladybugs can be red, yellow, orange, gray, black, brown or pink in color. When the adult ladybug first emerges from the pupa state, its colors and patterns look very dull. However, as the soft exoskeleton hardens, ladybu... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles

For the additive set of primary colors, mixing red and blue makes magenta, blue and green make cyan, and green and red make yellow. For the subtractive set of primary colors, mixing together magenta and yellow makes red,... More » Science Colors

Priests in the Roman Catholic Church wear different vestment colors to symbolize a particular season. For example, violet is worn during Advent and red is used during Good Friday. Along with the vestment colors, specific... More » World View Religion
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Ladybugs' bright red color exists to frighten predators away from eating them. Despite their name, ladybugs are actually beetles and are not members of the true bug family, which includes ladybugs' favorite food, aphids.... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles

Colorado State University reports that some ladybugs, or lady beetles, do migrate. This behavior is especially common among a specific species known as "convergent lady beetles." These insects travel to the mountains for... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles

Both male and female ladybugs are called ladybugs. Ladybugs are also known as ladybird beetles. They live in forests, gardens and weed patches. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles

Wasps, flies and moths are all natural predators of the ladybug and will attack it at different stages of its development from its larval state to, more rarely, its adult state. Many flies and wasps are parasites to the ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles