What is the difference between ladybug, ladybeetle and ladybird?

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Saturday, 16 July 2011


I constantly find myself using ladybird, and then I wonder whether I should be using ladybeetle or ladybug. I think they are interchangeable but never know which one is appropriate.

Life's little mystery number 892.

2 comments :

aykayem said...

I grew up calling them ladybirds, but ladybeetle is probably more correct - as they are a beetle (order Coleoptera) and are not a bug (hemiptera), or a bird (not even an insect ... although they do both fly ...

dvm said...

wow. thanks for that information

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