convergent lady beetle


variants or less commonly convergent ladybug or convergent
plural -s
: a common North American ladybug (Hippodamia convergens) that has red or orange elytra with black spots and feeds on small insects and especially aphids

Word History


so called from the two converging white lines on its prothorax

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“Convergent lady beetle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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