Multicolored Asian lady beetle



multicolored Asian ladybeetle

Harmonia axyridis (Pallas)

Coleoptera: Coccinellidae

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).