Eleven-spotted Lady Beetle © kathleenfspicer (iNaturalist)

The Eleven-spotted Lady Beetle is an introduced species from Europe. Its wing covers are usually red or orange with five black spots on each and one spot split between them. This species feeds primarily on aphids.

Status

Introduced

Last Seen

1976

Fun Fact

The Eleven-spotted Lady Beetle is salt resistant, meaning that it can feed on aphids found in saline environments, such as coastal meadows.

More Information

You can find more information about Eleven-spotted Lady Beetles on their iNaturalist Species Account and Bug Guide info page.

Vermont Distribution

Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Eleven-spotted Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.