What is another word for ladybird beetle?

5 synonyms found


[ lˈe͡ɪdɪbˌɜːd bˈiːtə͡l], [ lˈe‍ɪdɪbˌɜːd bˈiːtə‍l], [ l_ˈeɪ_d_ɪ_b_ˌɜː_d b_ˈiː_t_əl]

The ladybird beetle, also known as a ladybug or ladybird, has various synonyms based on the region or dialect. In North America, it is commonly referred to as ladybug, while in the UK and other parts of Europe, it is called ladybird. Other synonyms include lady cow, lady beetle, lady fly, and bishop's candlesticks. In some cultures, the ladybird is symbolized as a bringer of good luck, and hence, is sometimes called a lucky bug or lucky lady. With around 5,000 different species, this small insect has many names but remains one of the most recognizable and beloved creatures in the insect world.

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    Ladybird beetles are very small beetles, typically about 1/4 inch in length. They are brightest in color at the rear of their body, which is commonly black but can also be red, yellow, green, or blue. Their elytra are a strikingly different color, either a warm light tan or a cool, bluish green. Ladybird beetles nest in colonies, usually in underground cavities, and lay eggs on the ground. Larvae swim around in water, eating algae and other necessary nutrients until they become adults.

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