Coccinellidae

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Noun1.Coccinellidae - the ladybugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
genus Adalia, Adalia - genus of ladybugs
Epilachna, genus Epilachna - genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants
genus Hippodamia, Hippodamia - genus of ladybugs
genus Rodolia, genus Vedalia, Rodolia - genus of Australian ladybugs
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For example, in looking at a lady bug, she says to Mogi, "Did you know ladybugs can play dead to keep predators away?
This book illustrates the appearance of dots as seen in the environments such as a circular button, the shape of an orange, or the spots on a lady bug.
And that's why lady bug beetles, cluster flies, stink bugs and other fall seasonal invaders pose such a threat to food processing facilities.
The seafarers formed part of the crew of the MV B Lady Bug.
I wrote every day until 45 pages were finished, and I sewed my own costumes, made postcards and posters, chose the music, and Lady Bug Warrior was born--my one-person show about my inner superhero told through 12 different characters, the characters include my mom, my dad, past boyfriends and other strong characters who had influenced me for good or ill.
He tries out several gauche methods, from putting her in an affectionate headlock - which he says always works for his more popular brother - to offering her a lady bug "because it has such a pretty pattern on its back, see?
It twines around trees and shrubs and is easily recognized by its seeds, which are usually black and red and resemble a lady bug.
V Lady Bug are due to arrive on Sunday 6th November 2011.
The title will be followed by two more interactive storybooks: Despicable Me and Lady Bug Girl
Other events for the girls included dressing up for the school, making lady bug, throwing balls into the basket and banana eating contest.
She also has a lifelike bee on her hat and readers will find several other insects (grasshopper, lady bug and butterflies) on her costume even before they search for the cat.
Catch the lady bug If the kids start playing up I could learn a few tips from Ladette To Lady (STV, Tuesday, 10.