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Insect and Spider Identification: What kind of bug is this?

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sonialindsey
Greenwood, MS

June 6, 2013
5:59 PM

Post #9549119

This little guy and lots of his family have invaded my garden. Eating on all my plants including vegetables. This is the first year I have ever seen this bug but they are everywhere. No bigger than a fly (in perspective) this bug does not fly.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

June 6, 2013
6:31 PM

Post #9549179

This insect would not be eating your vegetables, as it is a predator. It's a larva of a lady beetle; most likely the Asian many-spotted lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis) - http://www.insectsofwestvirginia.net/b/i-me5-harmonia.html

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