http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/lady_beetles.htm

Now, the word ladybird applies to a whole family of beetles, Coccinellidae or ... is slowed or halted by cooler winter weather, when adults may hibernate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinellidae

Coccinellidae is a widespread family of small beetles ranging in size from 0.8 to 18 mm (0.03 to ..... "Aggregation characteristics of three species of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) at hibernation sites" (PDF). European Journal of Entomology.

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/ladybug/

These hibernating colonies can contain thousands of ladybugs. The name " ladybug" was coined by ... SCIENTIFIC NAME. Coccinellidae septempunctata ...

https://www.eje.cz/pdfs/eje/2007/01/08.pdf

lady-beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) are similar. Larval development takes ... time in hibernation and have physiological and behav- ioural adaptations that ...

http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Coccinellidae

Mar 6, 2017 ... They also form large aggregations when they go into hibernation in winter ( Honek et al. 2007). As in many insects, ladybirds in temperate ...

http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Coccinellidae/

lady beetles. Coccinellidae ... In fall and winter Lady Beetles hibernate, sometimes in large groups. Key Behaviors; diurnal; crepuscular; motile; migratory  ...

https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2017/04/10/ladybugs-survive-winter/

Apr 10, 2017 ... Dear Tanya,. You know it's springtime when animals start coming out of hibernation. That includes ladybugs that crawl out from their cozy winter ...

https://academic.oup.com/ee/article/33/4/815/445589

Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in apple orchards of eastern West Virginia and the impact of ... Hibernation of Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in ...

http://www.everything-ladybug.com/ladybug-facts.html

Family: Coccinellidae: These great little garden helpers are widely referred to as ladybugs but in fact these ... Diapause is the insect version of hibernation.

https://www.okczoo.org/blog/posts/dont-wake-until-spring-lessons-from-a-ladybug

Jan 12, 2018 ... She proceeded to investigate the ladybugs (Coccinellidae) and discovered that they were simply hibernating for the winter. Ladybugs, actually ...