The Mountain Lady Beetle is native to North America. Its wing covers are red or orange and often have 5 black spots, some of which elongate to look a bit like bands. This species is most active from June to August.
Listed as Vulnerable in Alberta and Apparently Secure in British Columbia. The Mountain Lady Beetle has not been ranked in the United States.
Mountain Lady Beetles are also known as Tamarack Ladybugs.
You can find more information about Mountain Lady Beetles using the following links:
Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map and Occurrence Records to find out where Mountain Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.