Definition of multicolored Asian lady beetle
- One particular type of ladybug, the multicolored Asian lady beetle, has developed the rude habit of invading houses in chilly months, entering through cracks and crevices to find a warm place to curl up for the winter.
- —Don Finley, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Dec. 2004
- The most notorious local example of biological control gone haywire is the multicolored Asian lady beetle, a bug brought to the U.S. as early as 1916 and used to control aphids on Southern pecan trees.
- —John Keilman, Chicago Tribune, 2 July 2008