The Ursine Spurleg Lady Beetle is also known as the Orange-spotted Lady Beetle, aptly named for their characteristic orange spots. This species is native to North America and is often found near milkweed plants. It is most often seen from May to July.
“Ursina” in its scientific name means “resembling a bear”.
You can find more information about Ursine Spurleg Lady Beetles on their iNaturalist Species Account and their Bug Guide Info page.
Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Ursine Spurleg Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.