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ˈleɪ diˌbʌgla·dy·bug

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  1. ladybug, ladybeetle, lady beetle, ladybird, ladybird beetlenoun

    small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests


  1. ladybugnoun

    any of the Coccinellidae family of beetles, typically having a round shape and a colorful shell. Also called ladybird or lady beetle. See w:Coccinellidae for more information.


  1. ladybug

    Coccinellidae () is a widespread family of small beetles. They are commonly known as ladybugs in North America and ladybirds in Great Britain. Entomologists prefer the names ladybird beetles or lady beetles to avoid confusion with true bugs. Many of the species have conspicuous aposematic colours and patterns, such as red with black spots, that warn potential predators that they are distasteful. The majority of the more than 6,000 described species are generally considered beneficial insects, because many prey on herbivorous hemipterans such as aphids or scale insects, which are agricultural pests. Many coccinellids lay their eggs directly in aphid and scale insect colonies, ensuring their larvae have an immediate food source. However, some species such as the herbivorous Mexican bean beetle are agricultural pests.


  1. ladybug

    A ladybug, also known as a ladybird, is a small, round or oval-shaped insect belonging to the family Coccinellidae. They are usually red or orange with small black spots on their hard wing covers. Ladybugs are beneficial insects known to control pest populations as many species are predators of aphids, scale insects, and other bugs harmful to plants.

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  1. Ladybugnoun

    same as Ladybird

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ladybug in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ladybug in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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