The Cream-spotted Ladybird is a native species that is also found in Europe and Asia. It comes in a vast array of colors and patterns. It feeds primarily on aphids.
The name “cream-spotted” is descriptive of both the European variation of this species and a black with white spots color morph found in North America, however they can also have red spots or black spots of various numbers and background colors.
You can find more information about Cream-spotted Ladybirds on their iNaturalist Species Account and Bug Guide info page.
Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Cream-spotted Ladybirds have been seen in Vermont.