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  • n. Plural form of ladybeetle.


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  • CA, I saw swarms of ladybirds/ladybeetles/ladybugs.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • As fall comes, the beetles find hidey holes in which to spend the winter, crawling under logs or sifting in the leaves and going into a dormant state called diapause. think a lot of them moved up early this year because they were so abundant they ate all their food, Cranshaw said. had a huge surge of ladybeetles.

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • Hodgson and OÕNeal say fields with low to moderate aphid problems can be regulated with predatory insects, like ladybeetles, but they warn against spraying insecticides too early.


  • And of course, everyone knows that ladybeetles (ladybird beetles / ladybugs) are useful predators.

    Andrea's Buzzing About:

  • (let them bloom), thyme, and Tropical or Mexican Milkweed (which attracts a yellow aphid that doesn't plague our other garden plants but will attract lots of ladybeetles, lacewings, syrphid flies, and parasitic wasps, which will then patrol our other plants).

    Statesman - AP Sports


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