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Most species of ladybug are not aggressive towards humans and therefore do not bite. All ladybugs have mouth parts that can be used for biting, but they are generally used for consuming small pest insects, such as the ap... More »

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Ladybugs eat aphids, which are tiny, soft-bodied insects that feed on plants. According to Ladybug Lady, a single ladybug can eat as many as 50 aphids in one day. Ladybugs eat both the larvae and the adult forms of the a... More »

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According to National Geographic, ladybugs live best in moderate climate crop areas, where they have access to many plants and aphids to supplement their diet. That being said, ladybugs are very hardy and live in most pa... More »

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Adult ladybugs and larvae can be found living in gardens, agricultural fields, wooded areas and on plants that are frequented by aphids, which are a primary source of food for many species. The beetles hibernate during w... More »

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There are female and male species of ladybugs, and they reproduce sexually. The male ladybug crawls on the back of the female ladybug as they mate. More »

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Yes, some ladybugs may bite. In particular, the multicolored Asian lady beetle, while not aggressive toward humans in general, has been reported to bite. Though they are not poisonous, the bite may hurt and develop a red... More »

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One particular species of the ladybug, which is known as the Mexican bean beetle, eats plants and is considered to be a pest. Although most ladybugs are carnivores, some also eat mushrooms, pollen and mildew. More »

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