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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Ladybugs can indeed bite. According to Dr. Linda Gilkeson, a former beneficial insect specialist with the Canadian government, ladybugs have no toxins or irritating saliva, so their bites are not dangerous; however, thei... More »

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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 »

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A group of ladybugs is called a "loveliness of ladybugs." Gardeners enjoy seeing a loveliness of ladybugs in their gardens because one ladybug can eat up to 5,000 aphids, common garden pests, in a year. More »

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