Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

This is a multicolored Asian lady beetle.  We found it yesterday crawling on our kitchen counter.  Usually these have lots of spots, but this one only has 2 little spots.  You can see one of the spots in this picture.  We thought this was unusual, but then we found a different one with just those 2 little spots also. See that white string in the picture?  I think that is a little piece of fuzz that it picked up on our kitchen counter.

These beetles sometimes bite.  You can see its big pinchers in this picture that it uses to eat aphids.

They are originally from Asia, but now they live in America.  I think someone brought vegetables with aphids on them, and then the beetles came with the vegetables.

About Raymie

Raymie is a 11 year old boy who loves animals. He is always looking around for new animals. He wants to be a zookeeper someday.
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