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 »

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 »

Green chopping boards are used for fresh fruits and vegetables, yellow boards are used for raw poultry, blue boards are used for cooked foods and white boards are used for dairy products. Tan chopping boards are used for... More »

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 »

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

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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 »