Asian lady beetle

noun
variants: less commonly

Asian ladybug

Definition of Asian lady beetle

  1. :  multicolored asian lady beetle The yellow to dark-orange Asian lady beetle is invading Northeast Ohio homes by the hundreds, even thousands, slipping through the smallest cracks, swarming around doors and windows, looking for warmth. — Debbi Snook, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), 17 Oct. 2001 An unforeseen consequence of the Asian ladybug's importation is that the insect has a habit of swarming on—and in—homes … — Mary Esch, Washington Post, 5 Oct. 2008

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1994

First Known Use of asian lady beetle

1994


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