Definition of Ladybeetle

1. Noun. Small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests.

Definition of Ladybeetle

1. Noun. The ladybird / ladybug ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladybeetle

lady gardens
lady killer
lady killers
lady of pleasure
lady of the house
lady or tiger
lady palm
lady smock
lady smocks
lady tulip
lady who lunches
ladybeetle (current term)
ladybird beetle
ladybird spider

Literary usage of Ladybeetle

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1. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"... Aphis gossypii (melon aphis) and Epilachna borealis (twelve-spotted ladybeetle) failed to transmit the disease. ..."

2. Insect Life by Division of Entomology, United States Bureau of Entomology (1890)
"... as is usual in such cases, attracted myriads of the ladybeetle. On October 22, several hundred of these beetles were transferred from the spruce to ..."

3. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1919)
"... JF Rose, South Byron Anatis ocellata Linn., 15-spotted ladybeetle, adult and larva on maple, July 13, TJ Wade, New Rochelle Silvanus surinamensis Linn., ..."

4. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"... bamboo grown in Puerto Rico because of insect predators introduced by the station (22). The most effective predator on bamboo scales is a ladybeetle, ..."

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