The Two-spotted Lady Beetle is native to North America. Although this species’ patterns are highly variable, its most common form is red or orange with a single black spot on each wing cover. It is generally found on shrubs and trees, and is considered a prey generalist. In the U.S., this species has disappeared from much of its historic range.
The Two-spotted Lady Beetle is designated a “Species of Greatest Conservation Need” in New York.
You can find more information about Two-spotted Lady Beetles on their iNaturalist Species Account and on their Bug Guide info page.
Visit the iNaturalist Observation Map to find out where Two-spotted Lady Beetles have been seen in Vermont.