Ladybug Beetle

Sunday while I was cutting down more of my Mom’s hostas, I spotted, among other things I may talk about later, a ladybug. These are the ladybugs I remember seeing around when I was a kid, instead of the funky ones from overseas that are all over the place now. I’d say this is a Seven-spotted Ladybug Beetle (Cocinella septapunctata). Do you agree?

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It crawled onto a dead leaf, so I picked it up to get closer to it. I love all of the fibers on the dead leaf!

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This type of ladybug is always welcome in the yard to eat any aphids that may be around!