Ladybugs are very interesting and amazing creatures. They are harmless. Ladybugs are little insects. They are red with black spots, they can crawl or fly. They are very important. That is because they eat aphids, which eat our plants. There is many different names for ladybugs. There is one type of ladybug that is not as helpful though. They still eat aphids but they are considered an invasive species. This type of ladybug is called an asian lady beetle.
The asian lady beetle is an invasive species. The asian lady beetle is in the coccinellidae family just like the ladybug. They also have the same color and almost the same pattern as the common ladybug. Asian lady beetles are commonly considered a nuisance pest. They are very aggressive.