- Ladybugs come in many colors—yellow, orange, brown, and red. Some ladybugs are black with red spots. Some have no spots at all.
- They aren’t really bugs at all—they’re beetles. They can also be called lady beetles and ladybird beetles.
- Over 5,000 different species of ladybugs (lady beetles) have been discovered.
- Farmers love ladybugs because they eat soft, little insects that kill plants.
- Ladybugs taste terrible—that keeps them from becoming bird food!