The Fifteen-spotted Lady Beetle is native to North America. Its colors can range from light grey to dark purple with black spots. This species feeds on aphids and is found primarily in forested areas from April to July.
Fifteen-spotted Lady Beetles darken with age, to the point where their spots become almost invisible.
You can find more information about Fifteen-spotted Lady Beetles on their iNaturalist Species Account and Bug Guide info page.
Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Fifteen-spotted Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.