Ladybug Facts

Ladybug Anatomy

Ladybug Life Cycle

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Teacher's Guide

Schoolyard Safari

Everyone loves ladybugs! Kids love them because they are colorful and easy to catch. Gardeners and farmers love them because they eat aphids which destroy crops.  

Ladybugs are actually a beetle which is an insect.  There are more insects on Earth than any other kind of animal.  Ladybugs are more than just pretty visitors to the garden.  Explore our website and learn all about these fascinating insects.


Ladybug Classification:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Coccinellidae
Genus: Hippodamia

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