Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle—Harmonia axyridis
Many species of lady beetles help control agricultural and other pests in the United States. One species, Harmonia axyridis, can become a pest by invading houses in large numbers, although it does no actual damage to humans, pets or structures.
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Identification and Control Information
- Fact Sheet: Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (PDF)—Cornell University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory
- National Pest Alert: Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (PDF)—United States Department of Agriculture
- Asian Lady Beetle—UConn Extension Home & Garden Education Center
[Photos, left to right: Bill Ree, Texas A&M University, Bugwood.org; Louis Tedders, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org; David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org]