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Multicolored Asian lady beetle larva
Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN Multicolored Asian lady beetle larva
Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN

Multicolored Asian lady beetle larva
Harmonia axyridis
Size: Up to 3/8 inch long

Where/When: Found on many plants, especially where aphids and other soft-bodied insects are found. They are active in the spring and summer.

Significance: They are beneficial because they prey on aphids.
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