Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle

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I found this Asian multicolored lady beetle crawling on my table in my dorm in Charlotte. It was around 3:00pm and it was probably trying to find its way outside. I’m still not sure how it made it into my room!

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Coccinellidae

Fun Fact!

According to Insect Identification, “they are known to eat aphids, plant-killing insects, overall making them a welcome addition to a garden or farm.” (http://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Asian-Multicolored-Lady-Beetle)

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