Multicolored Asian lady beetle
multicolored Asian ladybeetle
Harmonia axyridis (Pallas)
Asian ladybeetle can be distinguished from others by the black W or M (depending on the viewing direction) on the body between the head and abdomen.
The multicolored Asian ladybeetle, an introduced species, feeds on pests during summer. They may be many colors with several or no spots and can be distinguished from other ladybugs by the black M or W (depending on the viewing direction) between the head and abdomen (see photo).